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Failing to abide by confidentiality provisions in a settlement agreement can cost you your settlement payment

The recent decision of an arbitrator in the matter between Acadia University and Acadia University Faculty Association (Re Dr. Rick Mehta), 2019 CarswellOnt 8518 (Lab Arb) emphasizes the importance of abiding by a confidentiality provision in a settlement agreement.

 

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Breaching confidentiality provisions of a settlement agreement can cost you!

To discourage the disclosure of details of settlements to third parties, confidentiality provisions are often included in settlement agreements between an employer and a former employee.

 

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