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Job Loss / Quitting your Job

Job loss, whether it's your choice or not, is very difficult. Find out how to cope emotionally, and deal with practical issues such as health insurance and unemployment insurance whether you are fired or quit your job. Learn how to prepare for a layoff and how to decide whether it's the right time to quit your job.
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Five Things Not to Do When You Leave Your Job
Leaving a job is often upsetting, whether you were fired or finally decided to quit. You may have trouble remembering to do the right thing. Here are five things you should avoid doing.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (U.S.)
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act protects your rights to health coverage if you lose your job, change jobs, get divorced, get pregnant, or move.

Hold On to Your Health Insurance: COBRA (U.S.)
COBRA, or the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, was passed in 1986. It allows you to continue to participate in your employer's group health insurance plan by paying for your policy on your own.

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