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I was laid off without cause on Friday under the at will close of the Florida department of Health. I received no severance pay except the balance of my leave that will expire this upcoming Thursday. Under the Florida Labor Laws it states that an employee should at least received 1 week for every year worked. I started working for the FDOH in 2013 and was promoted in the 2014. Should I not receive the appropriate severance under the law? What is my recourse?
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Do you have a written employment agreement requiring the payment of severance.

Which Florida statute did you read which stated all terminated at-will employees were entitled to severance?

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