6th Circ. Sets Guidelines For Waiving Right To Sue

Law360, New York (April 29, 2010, 1:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled that companies that require employees to waive their right to sue over employment-related matters must give workers enough information so they can “knowingly and intelligently” agree to the waiver.

The appeals court ruled Monday that a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan erred when he dismissed employment suits brought by a husband and wife who worked as paramedics for Huron Valley Ambulance Inc. of Ann Arbor, Mich.

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