As promised, this week The Emplawyerologist will devote its time to the special rules that apply to severance agreements offered to employees over 40. The Older Workers Benefits Protection Act (OWBPA), which is part of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) imposes specific requirements regarding severance agreements, and particularly release provisions in severance agreements. While the OWBPA […]
Previously on The Emplawyerologist: we expounded on severance agreements, and its typical provisions– and I left you hanging with the introduction of general release clauses. What is a general release clause (in the context of severance agreements), what do they do, what are their limitations and how might such a clause read?
Hello Readers! I first want to thank Judy Naamat for her amazing and informative posts regarding the America Invents Act and its impact on employers. I hope you found them as enlightening as I did. Thank you Judy! It was a pleasure having you, and I hope you will consider joining us again in the future. […]