Employers Owe Laid-Off Workers Extra Help

Assistance packages should be sweetened when jobs are scarce in a recession.

What does an employer ethically owe an employee who is terminated in a downsizing?

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Knight Kiplinger
Editor Emeritus, Kiplinger

Knight came to Kiplinger in 1983, after 13 years in daily newspaper journalism, the last six as Washington bureau chief of the Ottaway Newspapers division of Dow Jones. A frequent speaker before business audiences, he has appeared on NPR, CNN, Fox and CNBC, among other networks. Knight contributes to the weekly Kiplinger Letter.