‘Buying Silence With a Bluff: How NDAs Exploit Litigants, With and Without Counsel’

“The ever-growing use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) prevents those who sign from being able to ‘disclose’ their experiences of reprehensible workplace discrimination. NDAs routinely silence the victims of sexual harassment, racism, bullying, and discrimination (among many other examples: for being pregnant, or requiring mental health leave, etc). Of questionable legality, NDAs are routinely demanded by defence lawyers in settlement negotiations …” (more)

[Julie Macfarlane, Slaw, 23 June]

First posted 2021-06-23 15:00:25

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