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I was given a letter of understanding when I started employment stating the terms and benefits. Those terms were not met. I was terminated from the job and offered severance at a extremely reduced amount. Does the letter of understanding imply an enforceable intent and would it be binding by law in Florida. Should I hire legal counsel?


Generally speaking, a Letter of Understanding may be enforceable against a former employer.  However, I would need to review the letter as well as any other documents you may have related to your employment, such as an Employee Handbook, before I could determine if your employer violated the terms of an agreement.  If your employer violated any of the terms of an employment agreement, you may have a case against your employer.  I would definitely recommend you meet with me to discuss your situation further.

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