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Compromise agreements vary from employer to employer, but many will include :

  • A breakdown of the compensation to be paid and how this will be treated for tax purposes
  • Agreement that the payment is in settlement of ALL claims arising from your employment and an assurance that you will not pursue legal claims in the future
  • keeping the compromise agreement confidential and not making disparaging remarks about the other party
  • Other assurances or promises given by you
  • An agreed reference, usually only factual.