California Employment Law
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The facts are my position is not one that is being eliminated but for employees that are close to retirement age, the company is offering a voluntary layoff separation so that other people can keep their job, so it includes a severence package. I don't have to take it but if I do I am concerned I won't be able to collect unemployment although all the separation agreements read the same, position eliminated due to restructuring
03, 2013 2:08 PM EST
It states: Employee understands and agrees, employee is giving up and waiving forever any claims or right against company or directors etc
Thank you. One last question. What is the correct terminology to use as reason for leaving job when applying for unemployment benefits for my situation
Best of luck in your future endeavors,
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