As the number of layoffs nationwide mounts higher, it seems employees who are terminated aren't walking away with much. According to survey by Right Management, U.S. employers offer the lowest amount of severance regardless of seniority and/or tenure.

Studying 28 countries, Right Management finds even top execs leave with as little as 2.76 weeks of severance per year of service, compared to an average 3.39 weeks per year of service for other countries.

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