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Laid Off: Can I negotiate my severance agreement?

If you are laid off, you might be able to negotiate the terms of your severance agreement. If you are ever presented with a "pink slip," you do not *have* to sign it right away. Your employer may offer you a "release" in exchange for a financial severance package and may pressure you to sign before leaving the room. They are required to give you a "reasonable" amount of time to review the terms before signing. Read full article →

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