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What To Expect When You’re Expecting To Be Fired!1 min read

1.  THINK OF YOUR SEPARATION/SEVERANCE OFFER AS A NEGOTIATION.
2.  REVIEW WHAT YOU ARE BEING OFFERED – USUALLY MONEY.
3.  CONFIRM THAT YOU ARE BEING OFFERED EVERYTHING YOU ARE ENTITLED TO
4.  ASK FOR A COPY OF YOUR PERSONNEL FILE – YOU ARE LEGALLY ENTITLED TO IT.
5.  CONFIRM WHETHER YOU HAVE AN ERISA GROUP BENEFITS PLAN WHICH COULD INCLUDE SEVERANCE BENEFITS.
6.  CONSIDER WHETHER YOU MIGHT HAVE ANY LEGAL CLAIMS AGAINST YOUR EMPLOYER.
7.  REQUEST TO BE RELEASED FROM ANY NON-COMPETE, NON-SOLICIT, OR OTHER RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS (IF ANY APPLY TO YOU)
8.  REVIEW NON-DISPARAGEMENT PROVISIONS AND ASK THAT THEY LIKEWISE PROTECT YOU.
9.  CONTROL YOUR FUTURE REFERENCE.
10.  ARBITRATION CLAUSES.

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