Sentence Examples


  • Before the COBRA stimulus package, Americans were only allowed to keep their employer sponsored health insurance for 18 to 36 months after they left their jobs either voluntarily or due to a layoff or cutback in hours.
  • For example, if you're hoping to use a layoff as an opportunity to venture out on your own and become self-employed, ask if you can pursue that dream rather than conducting the usually mandatory, formal job search.
  • While there is no requirement for workers who have experienced a layoff to participate in workforce training, it may be a good idea to take advantage of the opportunity if it is made available to you.
  • Other consumers are responsible with credit, but still unable to make payments as they find themselves charging life necessities such as medical bills or groceries after a job layoff.
  • However, if the layoff happened for no fault of your own and is a result of company downsizing, for example, there are some laws in place to help you until you get back on your feet.