Avoiding the Legal Landmines of Employee Release Agreements

September 10, 2013

With a myriad of employment, employee benefits and tax laws that are implicated in employee release agreements - separation agreements and severance agreements, it is essential that employers understand the purpose and effect of various provisions included in such agreements.

This live webinar will address provisions typically found in separation and severance agreements, and how to properly prepare such provisions to comply with the law and meet the goals and needs of the parties. This program will also address potential claims arising from release agreements, and how to avoid them. This webinar will provide practical guidance to legal and human resources professionals on how to comply with the variety of laws implicated by preparing and entering into such release agreements.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to review provisions typical of release agreements.
  • You will be able to discuss tax issues with continued healthcare and other benefits coverage.
  • You will be able to identify OWBPA requirements.
  • You will be able to explain waiver of wage claims and the evolving law.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013