Ohio Questions and Answers about Severance pay

How does severance pay affect unemployment benefits?
My husband is losing his job after 25 years. They are offering him a year of severance pay that will be paid out in a lump sum on January 3rd, 2014. Will he be able to file on January 4th and start co...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 9, 2013 5:58 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

This could be wrongful discharge leading to a poor severance package.
My husband worked for a company for 18 years, perfect record, always positive in sales, customers loved him. He used to win all contests the company put out there. exemplary in his position. a managem...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 18, 2012 1:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can an employer discriminate in severance situation for being a great employee?
A voluntary severance opportunity has become available where I work, and once I heard it was coming I decided I wanted to apply for it. However, upon receiving the HR letter that was broadly distribut...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 5, 2012 10:57 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can severence be rescinded after signing to receive it over an unreasonable job offer?
My company is consolidating branches, and offices are closing. As a result, I was approached by HR with an internal job offer. This offer was considered to be unreasonable as it would reduce my positi...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 9, 2012 5:49 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

If I accept the severance package will I still be eligible for umemployment when it runs out?
1 answer  |  asked Oct 3, 2011 08:01 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Breach of contract?
Well i worked at Domino's Pizza for almost one year and my wife worked there for 7 months. After management changed my wife was let go and due to the situation, management thought that I was going to ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 10, 2011 5:04 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

What if I signed a severance agreement, received a check & then they stopped payment on it?
I was notified about termination, signed a severance agreement & received a check for owed wages + 2 weeks severance all on the 17th. On the 22nd the employer stopped payment on check stating I delete...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 22, 2010 1:32 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Does a company in "foreclosure" have to honor employment agreements - specifically severance pay?
My company CEO just announced to the team yesterday that the company has no cash and will be letting all but 5 people go in a mass layoff. Keeping the 5 people is for the purpose of managing an asset ...
1 answer  |  asked May 6, 2010 05:36 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Comparible Offer
My employer is selling our business unit to competitor. They offer a severence package but say that if the purchasing company makes a "comparible offer" in regards to position, pay and distance of tra...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 19, 2010 10:11 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Is it illegal for a school district to delay severance payment for tax purposes?
A retiring teacher wants to delay his severance payment until January of the year following his retirement. This is stated in the negotiated agreement as his right. Now the school administration is sa...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 5, 2010 3:03 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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