DEED OF RELEASE

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A Deed of Release on termination of employment is a legal document that formalises the end of an employment relationship and outlines the terms and conditions agreed upon by both the employer and the employee. This deed typically includes mutual releases of claims, meaning both parties agree not to pursue any further legal action against each other related to the employment or its termination. It provides closure and legal protection for both sides.

A Deed of Release on Termination of Employment is a general release on termination of employment due to redundancy. Employee acknowledges acceptance of terms of redundancy. Employee undertakes to: return all property, maintain confidentiality and acknowledges they have had the opportunity to consider the package and obtain independent legal advice.

 This Deed of Release on Termination of Employment is 2 pages long and includes gst.

 

DEED OF RELEASE
What is a Deed of Release

A Deed of Release on termination of employment is a legal document that formalises the end of an employment relationship and outlines the terms and conditions agreed upon by both the employer and the employee. This deed typically includes mutual releases of claims, meaning both parties agree not to pursue any further legal action against each other related to the employment or its termination. It provides closure and legal protection for both sides.

Key Elements of a Deed of Release

Key Elements of a Deed of Release on Termination of Employment

  1. Parties Involved:

    • Identification of the employer (company name, address, contact information) and the employee (name, address, contact information).
  2. Recitals:

    • Background information explaining the context and reasons for the termination of employment.
  3. Termination Details:

    • The date of termination and any conditions related to the end of employment.
  4. Release of Claims:

    • A detailed release where the employee agrees not to pursue any legal claims against the employer related to their employment or its termination.
    • A similar release where the employer agrees not to pursue any claims against the employee.
  5. Consideration:

    • Any compensation or benefits provided to the employee in exchange for the release of claims, such as severance pay, continuation of health benefits, or outplacement services.
  6. Confidentiality:

    • Clauses requiring the employee to keep the terms of the deed and any settlement amounts confidential.
  7. Non-Disparagement:

    • Agreements by both parties not to make negative or disparaging remarks about each other.
  8. Return of Company Property:

    • Requirements for the employee to return any company property, such as laptops, keys, or documents.
  9. References:

    • Terms regarding how the employer will handle references for the employee.
  10. Legal Advice:

    • Acknowledgment that the employee has had the opportunity to seek independent legal advice before signing the deed.
  11. Governing Law:

    • The legal jurisdiction that governs the deed.
  12. Signatures:

    • Signatures of the employer and the employee, along with the date of signing.
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