Can I still get severance pay after not returning waiver on time?

I lost / forgot about the "no sue" waiver form and did not return it within 45 days, as required. I finally returned it 5 wks late, after investigating why I hadn't received the check. They've denied me the Supplemental Severance pay (26 weeks of salary) because of this. Am I SOL or can I still recover? (I have 60 days to appeal their decision.)

1 answer  |  asked Aug 2, 2010 12:46 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

Answers (1)

Elisa Ungerman
The "no sue" waiver form - was a legal offer for $$ in exchange for certain conditions, that expired on a self-appointed deadline. After that deadline, the offer was revoked as a matter of law, They have no requirement to honor their initial offer since you did not take them up on it during the period of time that it was available. So yes, it appears you are "SOL", without knowing anything about your rights of appeal.

posted by Elisa Ungerman  |  Aug 2, 2010 3:22 PM [EST]

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