Is an agreement waiving the right to file an EEOC charge 'per se retaliation'?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) thinks so. The EEOC is aggressively filing lawsuits against employers that include charge-waiving language in their separation agreements. Whether the employer actually engaged in unlawful retaliation depends on many factors, such as whether it enforced the charge-waiving language and the context in which it was offered. Read More...