the amount of severance & termination is $6500

I was previously employeed in a sales division of a company, which is state and federally funded. That division was eliminated. I was given no formal termination, but was told that I should contact the company that had taken over that division. I repeatedly asked if there was another position available but did not recieve an answer. I contacted the company, and was hired.
Now the company that I worked for refuses to pay severance, and terminatin, as stated in the policy manual. Instead they are continually pressing for a letter of resignation. They contend that since I accepted another position that I was not terminated, but that I quit. Others who still have not found employment have recieved severance and termination benefits.

1 answer  |  asked Jul 18, 2003 1:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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Neil Klingshirn
You may have a severance claim

I am belatedly answering your question to MEL following my return from a delightfully long vacation.

It sounds like the company has a severance plan. If you are being forced out, you may qualify for it. Whether you do or not depends on the specific terms of the plan and the circumstances of your employment. If you want me to evaluate those, we offer an initial consultation. Since you are in Toledo, we will consider doing the consultation by phone. Kindly call Bev Potter at 330.665.5445, ext. 0 to get on my calendar if you would like our assistance with this.

Best regards,


posted by Neil Klingshirn  |  Aug 11, 2003 09:53 AM [EST]

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