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I’m Getting Laid Off, Can I Negotiate My Benefits?

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Dear Experts,

I know I’m going to get laid off next week (don’t ask me how I know).

I’m thinking of going out on my own, but I’m married with an 18 month old. So, we need benefits. However, I know if I could get my healthcare expenses covered (the COBRA payment is too big), I could get enough work to get the biz going within the year.

Can I negotiate health and dental coverage instead of severance?

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