Layoffs are an unfortunate reality for many businesses. As part of its reorganization, Sears Holding filed a notice of layoffs, which will impact the local distribution center.
Physicians do not have to perform certain procedures that conflict with their religious beliefs under federal conscience protection rules enacted over 40 years ago. Religious hospitals may also have contracts restricting doctors, for example, from engaging in birth control practices at the hospitals. These employment contracts for medical professionals may also prohibit them from performing certain procedures in other practices.
When you finished your residency and started practice in Hershey, you thought you had found the perfect hospital. As your practice developed, though, you began to look for different employment opportunities that better fit your interests. Now that you have found a new position, your current hospital administrator may want you to sign a severance agreement.