Non-Disparagement Clauses in Employment-Related Settlement Agreements

/cdklawyers.com// 12/01/2011 Employment law attorneys frequently include non-disparagement clauses in settlement agreements that resolve litigation between employers and former employees and in severance agreements between employers and departing employees. In a typical non-disparagement clause, one party agrees not to make any statements, either written or verbal, that disparage or criticize the other party.   In […]

When an Employer and an Employee Settle an Employment-Related Dispute, What is Included in the Settlement Agreement?

/cdklawyers.com// 10/31/2010 Employers and employees may find themselves in disputes with one another.  Quite often, these disputes can be resolved via mediation or settlement negotiations between attorneys.  If so, the parties usually enter into settlement agreements.  But what terms does a settlement agreement between an employer and an employee typically contain? Arguably, the two most […]

Settling an Employment-Related Lawsuit

/cdklawyers.com// 07/25/2010 Employers and employees may find themselves in litigation with one another over the breach of an employment contract, the theft of trade secrets, the breach of a non-compete agreement, or a discrimination or retaliation matter.  If the parties are like most parties to litigation, they will resolve their dispute with a settlement agreement […]