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AT THE OFFICE: Severance pay is common, but not required

Published 06/08/2009, McClatchy Newspapers

Publicity about severance packages — usually for executives and workers at big companies — leads many workers to assume severance pay is a given. The reality, especially for many workers at small organizations, is this: Without a labor contract that specifies a severance deal, you have no such rights.

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