Employers Can 'Waive' Goodbye To Unknown Future Claims

By Natasha Nichols (January 30, 2024, 2:04 PM GMT) -- On Dec. 29, 2023, the Scottish Court of Session, which is Scotland's supreme civil court, handed down a decision in Charles Bathgate v. Technip Singapore PTE Ltd.,[1] finding that it may be possible to waive unknown future claims in a qualifying settlement agreement, provided that the types of claims are clearly identified and "the objective meaning of the words used is such as to encompass settlement of the relevant claim."...

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