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Negotiating for More Severance Pay

In today’s fast-paced world about 40% of people are fired from a job in their lifetime. If you were fired today, would you know how to negotiate for a lucrative severance package? At Gardner Employment Law, we have successfully negotiated

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New Regulation on Severance Agreements

The NLRB recently altered what can and cannot be included in severance agreements. Below we explain these new regulations so that you can determine whether your severance agreement may be violating the law. At Gardner Employment Law, we have decades

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Can Other Employees Get a Better Severance Package?

Is your company offering you the best severance package possible? In this article we explain how negotiating for a severance package works. At Gardner Employment Law, we provide services for almost every employment situation to help our clients secure the

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Is There a Right to Severance Pay?

Even the best employees can be shell shocked by a job termination. The next question that probably arises is: Do I have a right to severance pay? There is no legal right to be paid severance, with a few exceptions.

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Severance Agreements: Read Before You Sign

If you find yourself facing termination and you’ve been handed a severance agreement, there are a number of things you should consider before signing it. Severance pay can offer some welcome relief while you’re unemployed, but it’s important to fully

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