Confidentiality Provisions in Settlement Agreements

If you’ve ever signed a settlement agreement resolving some dispute, chances are pretty good it contained a confidentiality provision. In many cases, one side or both wish to keep the terms of a settlement to themselves – whether to avoid disclosure of amounts paid to settle or for some other reason. In our experience, these provisions are often paid lip …

Am I Liable For Giving Job References?

Am I Liable For Giving Job References? By James R. VannAttorney at Law   As an employer, you have probably been asked to give a job reference for a former or current employee. If that employee had a record of unsatisfactory job performance, it is likely you agonized over the information you provided. You may have been afraid to give …