A separation agreement is an important tool companies use when an employee is let go. Typically, in the agreement, a severance pay amount is offered to the employee for a promise to waive all potential claims against your company. This sounds like a great idea- you will never hear from the employee again, right? Not so much!
We came across a great piece about various federal law enforcement agencies, including the EEOC that have determined waiving certain claims is just not permissible.
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This is very important – especially for companies using older separation agreements or borrowed templates. Make sure your separation agreement does not have unenforceable provisions! Contact us to assist you today!!
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