If a list of affected employees and positions will not be posted or distributed, why did a friend of mine who lost his job receive a list of eliminated positions?

As part of its severance package, SMU is legally required to provide individuals 40 years of age and older with certain information about the reduction in force and reorganization, including the job titles and ages of those selected and not selected for the layoffs. The information SMU provides is not personally identifying, and recipients of the information are required to keep it strictly confidential.