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  •  The company is under (9+ / 0-)

    no legal obligation to provide severance. Most company policies, (which the employee signs, and can be fired for not following) have a disclaimer written in them that says the company promises nothing and can change the policy whenever they want to.  If you walk off the job, you lose any extra sick pay and vacation pay, and any severence they may have promised.

    Your self-respect comes at a heavy price, you see. A lot of people can't afford it anymore.

    "YOPP!" --Horton Hears a Who

    by Reepicheep on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 07:35:22 AM PDT

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    •  for that few hundred dollars we are probably (2+ / 0-)
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      talking about, I'd say to the company "screw you, train your own." But that's just me, and I have family who stands behind me with just enough money to help me mouth off.

      "Had we gone the invasion route, the US could conceivably still be an occupying power in a bitterly hostile land." -- George H. W. Bush, "A World Transformed," 1998 memoir (explaining why the US did not occupy Iraq in the 1991 "Desert Storm" war)

      by nuclear winter solstice on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 09:55:47 AM PDT

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