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Although I was never laid off, I worked in the software biz and know many who were at other companies and at my own. In the sw business it tends to go like this:

All getting laid off called to one meeting, others either left in their offices or called to a different meeting.

Those getting laid off sign away their right to sue for wrongful layoff in return for getting severance pay, and sometimes other things like freedom to badmouth employer in public (Donald Trump has everyone who leaves his employ for any reason sign such documents!).

Usually your health insurance stops at the end of the current pay-period or month. They give you the paperwork for continuing in the plan at your own expense (aka COBRA).

Somebody checks your office to make sure you haven;t absconded with anything they think is company property, including your ID badge/keys/laptop/phone/whatever. Then you're walked out under guard, generally not permitted to speak to anyone. Meanwhile your access to company internet/phone service is canceled by the IT department, including your work email address.

When you think a layoff is looming, exchange personal email addresses/phone numbers with anyone you might want to contact in future.
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