Everything you need to know about layoffs at your company, being laid off, severance, negotiations, and what to expect when your employer is cutting staff.

silence from manager after layoff

A reader writes: I was recently laid off. My boss works in a different office and was not there for the layoff. The SVP who was there told me that my boss wanted to have a conversation with me about the situation. It has now been over a week and I have not heard from […]

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laid off in order to lower pay?

A reader writes: Last Friday, I was laid off from my job. Apparently the official reason is “lack of work,” although my manager kept hammering on the fact that I was getting paid so much more than other people in the same positions. In our area, we had 4 people working the same positions: 3 […]

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