Workers with boxes A pre-pandemic survey found that more than two-thirds of companies have reviewed their severance policies within the last two years, and, 37% said they have made their policies more generous in the past three years. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The LHH Severance and Separation Benefits Benchmark Study surveyed nearly 700 human resource executives and business leaders. Although the survey was conducted January, before the pandemic began to disrupt economies, the upward trend of offering more generous benefit packages indicates broad support among employers of the value of such policies.

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