confidentiality clause, or in response to a subpoena issued by a court of competent jurisdiction or as otherwise required by law.
(b) Executive shall not disparage the Corporation, its officers, directors, independent contractors, and employees.
(c) The Corporation will respond to requests for information from prospective employers by stating Executives dates of employment and position held.
7. General Release of Claims. Executive expressly waives any and all claims against the Corporation and releases it, including, without limitation, each of its officers, directors, partners, members, stockholders, managers, employees, consultants, agents, attorneys, parent and subsidiary corporations, and representatives (the Corporation Releasees), from any and all claims, demands, lawsuits, causes of action, obligations, and liabilities of whatever kind, which Executive may have or thinks Executive may have against the Corporation Releasees or any of them based upon events or facts arising at any time on or before the Effective Date of this Agreement, including but not limited to, claims that relate to Executives employment and/or the separation of employment with the Corporation. Executive agrees this general release of claims includes, but is not limited to, claims for breach of any implied or express contract or covenant; claims for promissory estoppel; claims of entitlement to any pay; claims of wrongful denial of insurance and employee benefits; claims for wrongful termination, public policy violations, defamation, invasion of privacy, fraud, misrepresentation, emotional distress or other common law or tort matters; claims of harassment, retaliation or discrimination based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, union activity, military status or veteran status, or any other status protected by law; claims based upon the California or United States Constitutions; any claims based on alleged restrictions on the Corporations right to terminate, not to hire or promote employees, or on the Corporations ability to change an employees compensation or other terms and conditions of employment; and claims based on any federal, state or local law, including, without limitation: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Civil Rights Act of 1991; the Equal Pay Act, 29 U.S.C. § 206(d)(1); the Americans with Disabilities Act; the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act; the Labor Management Relations Act; the Family and Medical Leave Act; the Employee Retirement Income Security Act; the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN); the California WARN Act; the California Fair Employment and Housing Act; the California Labor Code; the California Family Rights Act, the California Constitution; the California Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Orders; and the California Government Code, as well as any amendments to those laws. Executive expressly understands that among the various claims and rights being waived by Executive in this Agreement are those arising under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), as amended, and in that regard Executive specifically acknowledges that Executive has read and understands the provisions of paragraph 10 below before signing this Agreement.
8. Exclusions From General Release/Additional Protections. Excluded from the General Release above are: (i) rights and claims which cannot be waived by law, including claims for workers compensation, unemployment compensation, and accrued and vested retirement benefits; (ii) claims arising after the Effective Date of this Agreement; and (iii) claims