My employer still has not given me notice of my last day even though I have a severance pacakge don’t they have to give me a final day?

Asked on June 30, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Texas


B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I don't know about that;  you might want to look in the severance package description to see what it says there.  But I wouldn't worry too much about it, since as long as they let you keep working, they'll have to keep paying you, and that won't count against your severance, either.

There aren't a lot of hard-and-fast rules in this area, because in most cases, an employer isn't under any obligation to provide severance at all.  It's customary, but not legally required.

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