Legal Question in Employment Law in New Jersey

I've been informed that the help desk function of my present company is being outsourced. We may interview for positions with the new company. If we are selected and decline the job, there will be no severage package offered. If this legal.

Asked on 1/21/11, 4:06 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Barry Gartenberg Barry F. Gartenberg LLC

Thank you for your LawGuru question. As a general rule, an employer has no legal obligation to provide severance benefits. But, as with any rule, there are exceptions. Please contact me ASAP so that we may explore your options and protect your legal rights. 973-921-0600.

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Answered on 1/26/11, 5:01 am

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