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Understanding the Use and Legality of Waivers of Discrimination Claims in Severance Agreements
2/15/2010


We've become accustomed to the routine news headlines: shutdowns, furloughs, layoffs, reductions in force. When taking such actions, more employers are offering benefits in exchange for releases?severance agreements coupled with waivers of rights. Now, hot off the press, the EEOC has just issued a Guidance titled "Understanding the Use and Legality of Waivers of Discrimination Claims in Severance Agreements."


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