if a position is being eliminated shouldn't there be a severence offered

My position is being eliminated, but there has been no mention of severence. Is this legal? FYI - I am an 'at weill' employee.

1 answer  |  asked May 20, 2019 09:10 AM [EST]  |  applies to California

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Arkady Itkin
Although many companies choose to pay severance to their separate employees, there is no law that obligates them to do so, except in a few limited circumstances, such as mass layoffs or when there is a employee-employer contract providing for severance terms. Otherwise, an employer is free to issue or not issue any severance.

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Arkady Itkin

posted by Arkady Itkin  |  May 21, 2019 12:19 AM [EST]

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