Kentucky Supreme Court upholds validity of employment releases

Last August, we told you about an employee who tried to sue her former employer after signing a release agreement waiving her right to do so (see "One to watch closely: Kentucky Supreme Court to review release agreements," pg. 3). The Kentucky Supreme Court recently heard the case. In a victory for employers, the court preserved parties' rights to settle disputes (or potential disputes) and avoid costly litigation through the use of release agreements. Read More...