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In April 2019, I was laid off after being associated with a company for over 20 years doing freelance and then full-time specialized work. Over the previous decade, I’d also built a side gig as a freelance writer and editor.

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do I have to cover self-harm scars, boss resents that I can work from home after having a baby, and more

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” I finally quit this week when my old company (which had let me go when the NYC Covid shutdown happened last spring) asked me to come back during another one of my unwanted no-notice layoff periods. I’m sorry your layoff was handled that way.

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it’s your Friday good news

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I also do freelance tutoring through my religious community. The job will be remote for the near future due to COVID-19, so my family will have some time to tie up loose ends and move sometime in spring/summer 2021. I had been laid off from my previous job not because of COVID, but because the company had been badly mismanaged to the point where they had no alternative to massive layoffs. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time.

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