The National Labor Relations Board’s recent McLaren Macomb decision dramatically restricting the use of confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses in separation agreements for non-supervisory employees has received a great deal of attention. Employers, however, should not lose sight of the fact that other regulators, including the Securities and Exchange Commission and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, also continue to challenge separation agreement provisions — used with both supervisory and non-supervisory employees — that run afoul of protections within their regulatory purview.
· An explanation of the impact of the NLRB's McLaren Macomb decision on drafting separation agreements
· A refresher on SEC and EEOC restrictions on separation agreements.
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