I’ve just been laid off. Do I have to accept the severance package, or can I get more?

I’ve just been laid off. Do I have to Accept the Severance Package? | Lecker & Associates - Disability and Employment Lawyers Toronto

Despite a Bank of Canada survey that indicates most businesses are looking to grow headcount over the next 12 months, many workers are fearful that a looming recession will lead to job losses.

So, what should you do if you’ve just been let go and offered a severance package?

Matthew Fisher, partner at Lecker & Associates, and Muneeza Sheikh, partner at Levitt Sheikh, say the first step is to wait before you sign any documentation.

Continue to read the full article on the Toronto Star website here.