For a severance agreement, these are at the discretion of the employer and the employer must give you at least 21 days to take the agreement and review it to decide or to take it to an attorney for review. Once you sign the agreement you have the right to rescind your acceptance in writing within 7 days of signing. Other than that, you can choose not to sign the agreement or can try to negotiate the agreement for more money, but the employer can also choose to rescind the agreement if you will not agree to it as written so when negotiating you need to be careful not to push too hard as they are in the driver's seat.
The waiver of all of the rights to sue are valid once you sign and you could not later sue for any of those grounds. The only provision that would be invalid (but would not invalidate the whole agreement) would be if there is a provision claiming to waive rights to collect unemployment
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