My Employer Wants Me to Sign a Release. Should I Sign?

Before you sign a release, you should have an experienced employment discrimination lawyer review it. It is crucial to have an employment discrimination lawyer review the document before you sign and return it to your employer. The attorney should be able to explain all the terms in plain English to you and help you weigh the risks of agreeing to the terms. This is especially important because courts may enforce the terms of the agreement even if the person did not read the agreement in full when they signed it. And, because employers often include liquidated damages clauses for breach of the agreement. Liquidated damages are fixed amounts of money set by contract for breach of all or part of…


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