Severance Packages

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Always take the time to review a severance package with an experienced and informed employment lawyer. Do not sign anything right away, no matter how good the severance agreement sounds. Once you sign, opportunities for reopening negotiations are very narrow and action must be taken immediately. Before you sign, I can thoroughly negotiate all aspects of your agreement, including tax minimization. People come to Peter A. McSherry Employment Lawyers in Guelph to seek my advice following my professional review of their severance package. It is just common sense to sit down with a lawyer, review the package together and see if there is room to negotiate improvements. Contact me to obtain an evaluation and to discuss your options for further negotiations. You are well within your rights to ask your employer for some time to review a severance package. I can help you understand how to best respond given your unique situation. Call me in Guelph at 519-821-5465 or contact me by e-mail to schedule a consultation.

Cambridge Lawyer Protecting Your Interests in Severance Contracts

Employers often give employees severance packages in place of reasonable notice of dismissal. In the severance process, you are entitled to a notice period, which is defined as a reasonable timeframe for an employee to cover economic losses until he or she should have obtained another job. This timeframe could be grounds for a dispute.

I understand that for many of my clients budgets are tight, and there may not be enough in the severance package to financially justify retaining a lawyer. However, it is advantageous to put your contract through a review with an experienced employment lawyer. You may be able to pursue actions on an unfair contract in small claims court or with the Ministry of Labour.

I have more than 15 years of experience representing the rights and interests of employees exclusively. My perspective and my passion are on your side.

Contact Peter A. McSherry Employment Lawyer Today

As a Guelph lawyer with extensive experience reviewing severance packages, I can offer you knowledge to help you make the most informed decisions regarding your available options and your best possible resolution. Contact me today by phone at 519-821-5465 or by e-mail to schedule a consultation.