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Releases of liability signed by workers are enforceable (access required)

Releases signed by employees now alleging a plant closure violated the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN, Act are enforceable. Although the employees argued the consideration was “woefully inadequate,” there are no guarantees in litigation. And there was no evidence the releases were obtained by coercion, duress or for any other unconscionable reason. Background This ...