I recently re-watched "Jerry Maguire" on Amazon Prime, and there is one scene that confuses me (I was a kid when the movie came out so I didn't notice this then.)
Bob Sugar, Maguire's "protege", takes him out to lunch and tells Jerry he's been laid off. Jerry is shocked, but rushes back to his office and starts calling all his clients asking them to move with him. At the end of the day, he packs his belongings for the last time, asks if anyone wants to join him, and exits the office.
I've never seen a situation where someone who is laid off is allowed to work in the office till the end of the day, especially when turning into a competitor for the firm. Usually they are allowed to pack up their belongings and are escorted out the door as soon as possible.
Is there something I missed in the film, or was that how layoffs were handled in the 90s when the movie came out?