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In Big Tech, getting laid off can mean taking a fancy vacation

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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The typical US worker receives little to no severance pay when they get laid off.
Not so in tech. After layoffs at Facebook, Snap and Twitter, some people have the money for long vacations.
"Why not travel?" one laid off worker said.
Getting laid off can leave people stressed and with a lot of questions. How long will my health insurance last? How many months of expenses do I have saved? Who's hiring? For people who have recently lost jobs in Big Tech, another question is where do they take their next vacation? Amid a wave of cost cutting across tech, tens of...
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