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Was offered a severance package (lump sum) due to

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Was offered a severance package (lump sum) due to downsizing, my position was eliminated, I would like to negotiate the amount they offered. Maybe double the amount to help cover Cobra insurance. I have not signed the form yet, and they do not want it back till Jan. 2, 2018 which will be my last day on their payroll. How do I go about negotiating more?

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

"at-will"

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