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… Read More »Employment Termination Agreements-the 1 Big Decision for the Employee
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… Read More »Employment termination agreements-how effective are they?
*Sigh* Yes, I admit it. It’s trite and glib and a cliché to say that “timing is everything”. You’ve heard it before, and from all… Read More »Timing is Critical for Employees Seeking to Stand Up For Their Employment Rights
There is an exemption from income tax in respect of certain awards for the breach of an employee’s rights. This would cover an award for… Read More »The Minimalist Guide to the Tax Treatment of Employment Law Awards and Settlements
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… Read More »Avoid This Costly Mistake in Your Employment Settlement Agreement