How long does an employee get to review a severance agreement?

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If you guessed 15 minutes, you would be right, according to a recent decision from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

And you don’t need to point a gun at the employee’s head? A rusty fork in the doo-dads “knowing and intelligent” waiver based on a “totality of the circumstances” will suffice.

What are those circumstances? Find out after the jump.

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The case is Gregory v. Derry Twp. Sch. Dist. You can view a copy of the decision

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