Is it illegal for my husband's employer to eliminate his position so he would be able to terminate child support owed to me and then rehire him?

Question Details: My ex-husband was paying child support to me. His employer eliminated his position and he immediately filed for unemployment and a child support conference to terminate child support. Support was terminated and I had to give up my arrears or face paying his mortgage. I only get to keep arrears if he takes me back for child support. If I do, I lose it. I also am still responsible for health insurance for him and our 2 children. His company rehired him within a month. Is there some kind of law where this is illegal? His employer is not the most trustworthy and I'm betting that they set this up to get rid of child support. What are my options and what can I do? If I can somehow prove this was a set up what will that do?

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