It's a nightmarish situation that no one ever wants to endure under any circumstances: being summoned into a superior's office or conference room only to be informed that your employer has decided to terminate your services.
Many people in Florida are employed under the guidelines of an employment contract. Often used for executive level employees, employment contracts tend to dictate the terms of salary, benefits and severance, among other things.
Ann Curry said goodbye to Matt Lauer and the rest of the gang on NBC's "Today" show this week. Her departure came after weeks of media speculation about whether the network would fire her due to shrinking ratings.