California Employment Law
California Employment Law Questions Answered by Legal Experts
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Has the employer explained the delay for instituting this change? Did the communication you received indicate a deadline for accepting a severance package?
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The employer has not indicated why the delay has occurred. I can only imagine that it is just the way that this company works- everything takes twice as long.
When I was told verbally about the package and my options, they indicated that I would have a week to review it, but again, I was never given anything to review in writing that stated any of this.
To give you a reference point on dates, the initial meeting where I was told this was happening was May 15th. A follow up meeting to discuss other options was June 7th. I received the revised job description and title on July 17th, but no formal paperwork has been sent to change my salary or officially change my title. Additionally, it was at the May 15th meeting that the severance package was mentioned, June 7th they told me I had a week to decide what I was going to do- take the new job or take the severance package and that the changes would take effect on July 1. I have never seen the severance package in writing.
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