Severance package

Tech
Workers at the fundraising platform went public with their union campaign in March.
Business
A New Jersey bill, sparked by the Toys R Us and Sears layoffs, would require large companies to pay off workers they're dumping.
Business
The tech giant paid a $90 million severance package to the "Father of Android" over misconduct allegations, the New York Times reported.
U.S. News
Don't feel too bad: The disgraced CEO walks away with about $2 billion in stock.
Politics
Strange scents are wafting through the air. Scents one would have thought had drifted away for good. The wind of words like Marxism, Capitalism, and Socialism have returned, anchoring here and there the distant flashbacks of troubled times.
Divorce
I say let's come up with a new term for alimony that makes the recipient feel less like a charity case and more like a free agent paying her/his bills with returns from wise and hard earned investment.
Politics
We hear so much these day about banks and companies that have become so large they are unable to manage themselves -- that there are so many layers of bureaucracy that illegal and unethical behavior can go undetected for years.
Business
One of the hardest parts about being a manager or decision maker is having to let an employee go. While benefits like severance packages can sometimes ease a firing, what happens when you can't afford them?
Chicago
With news of another group looking at fixing our transit oversight in Illinois, we wonder what will be the legacy of the Metra Memogate? What will we have accomplished?
Fifty
"You remind me so much of my... of my... my father!" she blurted. I'm thinking is this what the corporate workforce has come to? Thirty-year-old MBA managers on the executive fast track thinking of their grey-haired staffers as an army of dear old dads?
Women
For 14 years I was the editor of Cosmopolitan magazine and along with the responsibility came some pretty sweet perks, compliments of my company. Here's a sampling of work perks based on level of employment.
Business
But if you fail to do the one thing they hired you to do -- i.e., earn money for the company -- why would you expect to be rewarded for it?
Business
While executive compensation has been the focus of criticism, the report contends that the purpose of predetermining such
San Francisco
In the wake of a continued corporate sycophancy from the country's hard right, it is encouraging to see a movement brave enough to address the problem of American inequality and pragmatic enough to include all those who suffer as a result.
Books
Aspiring cheaters, CEOs, and other crooks: Tony Hayward is getting about $18 million to ruin BP and the Gulf.
Business
I've found that people leaving old line companies, even with a severance package, were more bitter than those where companies treated employees like interchangeable parts.
Business
Companies offering severance packages have generally sold the concept of lifetime employment concept. They are not places that fire employees without warning.
Business
Wow! The unemployment figures released last Friday do not have to be as high as they are. Firing people in a frenzied economy