All Questions and Answers about Severance pay

shouldn't I receive a severance pay
Co. moved to another state , gave help and sev pkgs to all employees losing jobs. I was given a paper-my job was not affected. laid off, rtnd to work to do a different job, less work & OT. Made consid...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 30, 2013 2:13 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

May I collect severance pay if I find new employment prior to my involuntary termination date?
I have been notified that my office will close in six months, terminating my position. By company policy, I am thereby eligible for severance pay. I am not required to stay through the closing date if...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 21, 2013 6:23 PM [EST]  |  applies to North Carolina

can I still sue, if I signed a serverance agreement
I signed a severance agreement 4 weeks ago; I worked for the company for 30 years. They said it was head count, but I know the HR lady really disliked me. My severance was for 6 months, and to carry m...
2 answers  |  asked Dec 3, 2012 4:34 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can an employer in FL withhold a weeks severance pay for items that believe that I possess?
I was let go on 11/16. My boss told me I would get paid for the next two weeks, one of those weeks was the week I worked, the next week was not worked, but, nonetheless he told me that I would receive...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 1, 2012 08:02 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Breach of Severance Agreement
My employer terminated my employment without cause 90 days after I started work. The two-year contract clearly precluded termination except for specified causes (mostly violations of law)for at least ...
2 answers  |  asked Nov 29, 2012 09:50 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

As A high paid employee am I entitled to severance pay if I was terminated?
I worked for a private Metal Company as a Metal Buyer/Trader for 6 years earning approx $90K annually. I was terminated because the company is cutting back for financial reasons. Am I entitled to any ...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 28, 2012 06:29 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Due to merger new company offered me severance package can I collect unemployment?
Worked for my company for 8.5 years I live in Maryland company is located in California the severance package was based on one week for every year with company so lump sum severance is for 8.5 weeks c...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 3, 2012 3:44 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Are initial severance pay offers typically what employers expect to pay?
My employer has offered me a severance package to resolve a dispute at work. It wasn't negotiated, they simply made an offer. Do companies normally expect to pay more than their initial offer?
2 answers  |  asked Jun 23, 2012 07:47 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

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

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