S for Settling Employment Claims

Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 14 February 2012
Kiera Lee
Mills Selig
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No matter how thoroughly employers conduct dismissal procedures or how fair is the reason for dismissal, there will inevitably be times when it makes business sense to settle a dispute by way of a compromise agreement. Compromise agreements are binding agreements between employer and employee which settle existing claims or prevent the instigation of proceedings. It is a conclusive way of determining any employee claim but remains a complex process and is not without pitfalls.

What Claims can be Settled by Using a Compromise Agreement? 

Compromise agreements can be used while the employee is still employed and before or after proceedings have been issued. They

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Kiera Lee
Mills Selig

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