L for Lawful Severance AgreementsPosted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 8 July 2011
Aisling Butler writes:
Employers often ask how they can ensure that an employee will not take a case against the employer once the employee’s contract of employment is terminated. While it is open to an employee to take any case s/he may wish, a severance agreement, provided it fulfils a number of criteria, can prevent an employee from succeeding in a subsequent claim.
2. When can an employee contract out of his/her right to take a claim?
Severance agreements are a means for the employer to provide consideration to an employee in return for the employee’s agreement that such
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