Release and Waiver of Claims
This Release and Waiver of Claims (this Release) is hereby delivered by STEVEN T. SNYDER (I or me) to Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (the Company) pursuant to the terms of the Separation Agreement (the Agreement) entered into between the Company and me on July [●], 2020.
1. Release and Waiver of Claims.
(a) As used in this Release, the term claims will include all claims, covenants, warranties, promises, undertakings, actions, suits, causes of action, obligations, debts, accounts, attorneys fees, judgments, losses and liabilities, of whatsoever kind or nature, in law, equity or otherwise.
(b) In consideration of the commitments of the Company as set forth in Section 2 of the Agreement, I intend to be legally bound, and hereby REMISE, RELEASE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE the Company Group and their present and former officers, directors, employees, and agents, and their respective successors, predecessors, affiliates, assigns, heirs, executors, and administrators (collectively, Releasees) from all causes of action, suits, debts, claims and demands whatsoever in law or in equity, which I ever had, now have, or hereafter may have, whether known or unknown, or which my heirs, executors, or administrators may have, by reason of any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, up to the date of my execution of this Release, and particularly, but without limitation of the foregoing general terms, any claims arising from or relating in any way to my employment relationship or consulting relationship with the Company and Releasees, the terms and conditions of that employment relationship and consulting relationship, and the termination of that employment relationship and consulting relationship, including, but not limited to, any claims arising under any applicable Company severance plan(s), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act, Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Sections 1981 through 1988 of Title 42 of the United States Code, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Executive Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, Pennsylvania employment laws, and any other federal, state and local employment laws, as amended, and any other claims under any federal, state or local common law, statutory, or regulatory provision, now or hereafter recognized, and any claims for attorneys fees and costs. This Release is effective without regard to the legal nature of the claims raised and without regard to whether any such claims are based upon tort, equity, implied or express contract or discrimination of any sort.
(c) To the fullest extent permitted by law, and subject to the provisions of paragraph 1(d) below, I represent and affirm that (i) I have not filed or caused to be filed on my behalf any claim for relief against the Company or any Releasee and, to the best of my knowledge and belief, no outstanding claims for relief have been filed or asserted against the Company or any Releasee on my behalf; and (ii) I have no knowledge of any improper, unethical or illegal conduct or activities that I have not already reported to any supervisor, manager, department head, human resources representative, agent or other representative of the Company, to any member of the Companys legal or compliance departments, or to the ethics hotline; and (iii) I will not file, commence, prosecute or participate in any judicial or arbitral action or proceeding against the Company or any Releasee based upon or arising out of any act, omission, transaction, occurrence, contract, claim or event existing or occurring on or before the date of execution of this Release.