Is it legal for an employee to receive
severance pay and wages for work performed
at the same time? The employee was terminated
and subsequently rehired as temporary, short
term employee.

1 answer  |  asked Aug 31, 2001 12:58 PM [EST]  |  applies to Texas

Answers (1)

Margaret A. Harris
Severance Pay Coincidental With Contract Wages

There's no law that prohibits an employer from terminating someone, paying him/her severance, and then using the person as a temporary worker for which it pays. It's the company's money and if it wants to pay it to the worker, great!

posted by Margaret A. Harris  |  Aug 31, 2001 4:05 PM [EST]

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