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Losing a Job

A job loss can be a difficult experience and cause significant challenges, but it can also raise a number of legal issues and questions regarding an employee's rights. If you have resigned, been fired, or are being subjected to a layoff, this section can provide tips on severance pay, non-competition agreements, wrongful termination claims, and much more. Take a look at the unemployment benefits section to learn about how unemployment insurance works. These benefits can be an important source of funds for your family while you search for a new position. To begin, select an item from the list below, or download FindLaw's Guide to Job Loss [pdf].