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Severance Agreements In Washington State

 When an employee of a Washington business decides to leave or is fired, the employee may be offered a severance agreement (also known as a separation and release agreement). A severance agreement establishes the terms of the employee’s departure from … Continue reading

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United stockholder loses challenge to ex-CEO’s severance

By Anne Sherry, J.D. A stockholder’s demand on the full board of United Airlines that it claw back severance paid to ousted CEO Jeffery Smisek did not concede the disinterestedness or independence of the special committee that rejected that demand. … Continue reading

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Severance for Employees who used to be Contractors

There are three types of working relationships: (1) employer-employee; (2) contractor-independent contractor, and (3) contractor-dependent contractor. All three are treated … The post Severance for Employees who used to be Contractors appeared first on Toronto Employment Lawyers. Read more detail … Continue reading

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Should Contractually-Provided Severance Pay Decrease as Wealth Accumulation Increases?

Employment agreements between publicly-traded issuers and their executive officers often contain severance pay provisions that are heavily negotiated at the time of entering into the agreements.  The purpose of this post is to consider whether the amount of contractually-provided severance … Continue reading

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Expropriation ruling explains landowner’s burden to prove severance damages to a “legal certainty.”

On November 8, the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals added to the relatively sparse body of appellate rulings in pipeline expropriation matters. In an unpublished opinion, the court affirmed that landowners whose property is expropriated must prove their entitlement … Continue reading

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