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Yeah, not to mention risking breaking the law.

Actually, I'd like to hear from someone who can speak to this. We've had a lot of discussions around our office over what the unemployment laws really say, due to our own layoff last fall.

There has been a lot of talk about a 90 day limit between layoffs. After more discussion, it sounds like you can indeed lay people off more often, but if you do, the severence packages that must be offered are fairly hefty. It also sounds like it is a state law, not a federal, but no one is really sure.

All I do know is that we did happen to wait for the 90 days to pass, and that the other shoe may drop any time. But I am still curious about what the laws actually say. My limited research has gone nowhere.

Lawyers? Any info?

--WP
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