Is Your Severance Package Fair?

by | Feb 25, 2019 | For Employees

We have reviewed thousands of severance packages.

If your employment has recently been terminated and you have been provided with a severance package, then read on.

Time Limit to Accept Package

Most employers give an employee 5 to 7 days to accept a severance package. If you call us, one of our lawyers can meet you within a day or two.

If you call us a day or two before the deadline, then we can contact the employer on your behalf and we can normally can get you an extension.

Common Questions

If this is the first time you have been fired then you likely have lots of questions. To get answers to 20 commonly asked questions, click here.

Is My Package Fair?

Most people who call us want to know whether the severance package is fair. At the end of an initial consultation we will answer this question.

If we don’t think the package is fair then we will tell you what we think is fair in your circumstances.

We normally try to negotiate a fair package with your former employer on your behalf before starting court proceedings. However, if the employer takes an unreasonable settlement position, we will start legal proceedings on your behalf.

What To Expect If You Call Us

To find out what to expect if you contact us, click here.

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