In This Issue:

EEOC's Latest Target - Severance Agreements; Pennsylvania's Unemployment Compensation Law May Require Employers to Provide Response to Unemployment Information Requests; and Supreme Court Clarifies that Severance Payments are Taxable.

Excerpt from EEOC's Latest Target - Severance Agreements:

Employers have long offered employees severance or other post-employment benefits in exchange for a waiver and general release of claims. Agreements of this kind often help make a difficult separation somewhat easier. By providing severance or other consideration to a departing employee, employers can obtain a release of claims to ensure finality and no future litigation or trouble from the departing employee. Or so they thought.

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Topics:  EEOC, Employer Liability Issues, FICA Taxes, SCOTUS, Severance Agreements, Severance Pay

Published In: Civil Rights Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Tax Updates

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