Settlement Agreement
(Employment Discrimination Collective Action) (ADEA)


Summary

This Settlement Agreement in Employment Discrimination Collective Action (ADEA) is intended for use in settling lawsuits asserting collective action age discrimination claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). This form is based on federal law and does not address all potential state law distinctions; thus, you should check any relevant state and local laws. It contains practical guidance, drafting notes, optional clauses, and alternate clauses.The ADEA generally adopts the collective action process contained in the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and requires plaintiffs to bring group actions as a collective action rather than a class action. This form addresses situations where the court has (1) not yet granted conditional certification of a collective action and (2) already granted conditional certification of a collective action and authorized the sending of notice of the collective action to potential class members. For more information on the ...