Obtaining an effective waiver of claims in the context of a reduction in force, an exit incentive, or other termination program is tricky. The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) has numerous requirements that must...more
A Federal court in Colorado recently permitted a former employee to advance an age discrimination claim despite his prior execution of a severance and release agreement after his employment ended in connection with a...more
The employee benefits issues to be considered by the U.S. Supreme Court continue to be of great significance to plan sponsors and fiduciaries. This month we review the Court's employee benefit decisions from 2013 and also...more
Welcome to DLA Piper’s Guide to Redundancies and Reductions-in-Force in Asia Pacific!
Employers across Asia-Pacific are increasingly facing short-falls in work and reductions in demand in a competitive market. Many...more
On September 7, 2012, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held in United States v. Quality Stores, Inc. that severance payments to former employees pursuant to an involuntary reduction in force are not taxable "wages" for...more
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