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Employment Termination Agreements-the 1 Big Decision for the Employee

Employment termination agreement, severance agreement, compromise agreement, waiver agreement, settlement agreement. It has many names but it amounts to the same thing. The employment is being terminated and the employee is being asked to sign some type of agreement and enter into another contract with the employer. I see a lot of these agreements on …

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Employment termination agreements-how effective are they?

The use of a settlement or compromise agreement in the termination of an employee’s employment is something I deal with frequently. There is a wide range of reasons why the employment is being ceased, ranging from redundancy to difficulties in the employment relationship to allegations of misconduct to allegations of bullying, discrimination, harassment, and so …

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Avoid This Costly Mistake in Your Employment Settlement Agreement

I nearly threw up my porridge when I read of this case. Joan Healy and Michael Healy against Bia Ganbreise Teoranta (full decision here). This case involved the effectiveness of a settlement agreement to prevent future claims arising from the employment. This is a common type of agreement used to settle many employment related disputes. …

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