Can You Keep a Secret? Enforcing the Confidentiality of Settlement Agreements
|Area||Employment and Labour|
Article originally published in Volume XVIII, No. 4 (2013) edition of Executive Employment
Excerpt from "Can You Keep a Secret? Enforcing the Confidentiality of Settlement Agreements":
Workplace disputes are commonly negotiated and settled out of court. Every such settlement represents a compromise, and no party wants to have a concession that is made for settlement purposes regarded publicly as an admission of wrongdoing or other error. As a result, confidentiality is fundamental to the settlement process.