When an employee is terminated, some employers will offer the discharged worker a severance package including pay and benefits. A severance agreement or separation agreement is the document that sets out the terms and conditions of that package. This documents usually states what the employee is receiving in exchange for providing the employer a release… Read More
Should I sign the severance agreement?
Many of my clients are offered severance or separation agreements from their employers before they contact me. These are important documents that can have long-term consequences. In most cases, it is advisable to meet with an attorney prior to signing a severance agreement to discuss the implications of that document. Employers offer severance agreements to… Read More