When an employer offers an employee a severance agreement, it wants to be done with the employee. It is paying severance in exchange for finality.
The prudent course of action is to make sure that your severance agreements clearly and unambiguously state that employees retain their federally protected rights.Read More
The proper way to draft an arbitration agreement, or other agreement that waives certain rights or remedies, is to carve out EEOC charges.Read More
When the EEOC filed this lawsuit earlier this year, I exclaimed that a ruling for the agency could be ruinous for employers. Kudos to this judge for recognizing the folly of the EEOC’s position.Read More
If the EEOC is successful in this lawsuit, employers will have to reconsider key provisions in their severance and settlement agreements.Read More