Archive for April, 2009

23Apr, 09

Employment Separation Agreements are important contracts and as such they should be reviewed with an attorney. Separation Agreements generally provide, at a minimum, severance pay that a terminated employee would not otherwise receive in exchange for a release of the employer by that employee. Depending upon the circumstances of the employment termination, the employee may ... more

9Apr, 09

Employment discrimination laws focus on substantial adverse employment actions, not petty nuisances in the workplace. This point was illustrated in the March 20, 2009 New Hampshire Federal Court decision of Elyssa B. Slater v. Town of Exeter and Richard Kane . In May 2006, following her graduation from law school, Slater became employed by the ... more