last-chance employment agreement

We warned last May about using “last-chance agreements.”  We highlighted the case of EEOC v. Cognis Corp..  In that case, plaintiff was a longtime employee who, as a condition of continued employment, was required by the employer to sign a “last-chance” employment agreement, in which he waived his right to file any discrimination charge

The EEOC has just announced that it has succeeded in winning a rare summary judgment motion on behalf of an employee who claimed that he was unlawfully retaliated against by his employer.

To be awarded summary judgment there must be found to be no material facts in dispute and, therefore, as a matter of law