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United States - Severance pay and redundancy payment


Severance pay and redundancy payment - United States - 2017    

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Severance pay:
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 0 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 0 month(s)

Notes / Remarks
There is no statutory right to severance pay or redundancy payment in the United States.
For an employer whose employees are represented by a union, however, the collective-bargaining agreement between the union and the employer setting forth terms and conditions of employment often contains provisions in regard to severance pay.