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Those that have been laid off recently are you speaking to an employment lawyer at all? What are the reasons to / not to?

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Why would you? Unless you have a contract guaranteeing no layoff, or a particular severance that wasn't paid, are in a union, or filed a harassment/whistleblower/discrimination claim and were then laid off, you likely have zero grounds for a suit. Having a lawyer review the terms of your severance is fine, but I don't know what your end goal would be since unless contractually bound to do so, companies are generally under no obligation to provide severance.

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I would think not getting any income would be the reason for me not to.

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If you are US, we are an at will employment country. A company can fire you at any time, you can quit at any time. No recourse unless they break an employment contract or violate a protected right (ie fire you for your race)

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Not exactly sure what rights you think you have if you live in the US. Because you got none....

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Companies spoke to lawyers before them

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