Can I settle a discrimination claim after a conciliation agreement?

I recently went back to a job that offered me a promotion but didn’t give it to me?

Asked on June 7, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Ohio

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If there was an agreement between you and the employer, that agreement is enforceable as per its plain terms. If the employer is complying with its obligations under the agreement, you are bound to your obligations, including, for example, a waiver of any prior claims, if such were part of the agreement. If you are unsure of your rights under the agreement, bring it to an attorney to review  with you; the specific language of agreements like this is critical.


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