Under the Employment Age Discrimination Act, specific to 29 CFR 1625.22, an employer is required to impose a “withdrawal period” following the signing of a settlement, severance or separation agreement allowing the worker to revoke the separation agreement. The withdrawal periods are as follows: first, the worker waives the rights he can assert against the employer. Exemption from rights often implies a general waiver of employment rights. Frequent complaints often include (but are by no means limited): Employees are not required to agree with what you offer. “If the employee doesn`t sign, the company has no recourse,” Hirschfeld rundweg said.