Voluntary Redundancy Or Settlement Agreement

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There are cases in which an employee may propose and negotiate an exit from the employment relationship through a settlement agreement; in fact, employees are usually faced with a request from their employer to sign a settlement agreement within a very short period of time. a potentially inferior package and the threat of formal action, e.B disciplinary action or dismissal. Confidentiality clauses are common in settlement agreements. They usually mean that the parties promise not to make harmful statements about one another. This would prevent you from making harmful comments about your employer in the press or on social media – even if you are telling the truth. It could also prevent you from reporting misconduct as a whistleblower. Your lawyer should carefully explain the effects. .