2.3 Consideration. Employee acknowledges and agrees that the obligations of the Company referenced in Section 2.1 constitute full and adequate consideration for the release set forth in Section 3 and Employees other obligations set forth in this Agreement and is not required by any policy, plan or prior agreement. Employee acknowledges and agrees that the consideration reflected in Section 2.1 represents amounts and benefits that are in addition to anything of value to which Employee is otherwise entitled.
2.4 Acknowledgments. Employee acknowledges and agrees that, subsequent to the Separation Date, Employee shall not be eligible for any payments from the Company or Company-paid benefits, except as expressly set forth in this Agreement. Employee also acknowledges and agrees that Employee has been paid in full for all time worked and has received all other compensation owed by the Company (including, but not limited to, base salary, bonus, overtime, severance, commission, reimbursement, or any other form of compensation including premium compensation), except for any payments owed to Employee pursuant to Section 1 of this Agreement which shall be paid to Employee regardless of whether he signs this Agreement.
3. Release. Employee and Employees agents, successors, assigns and legal representatives, for and in consideration of the obligations set forth herein, do hereby waive, release and forever discharge the Company, as well as the entity doing business under the name StoneMor Partners L.P., including any and all parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, general or limited partners, partnerships, predecessors and successors, as well as present, past, and future directors, officers, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, attorneys, insurers, reinsurers, agents, successors, and assigns, which may include, but are not limited to, unrelated parties and subsequent purchasers, controlling corporations, and any related or affiliated companies, whether direct or indirect, its and their joint ventures and joint venturers (including its and their respective directors, officers, employees, former employees, shareholders, partners and agents, past, present, and future), and each of its and their respective successors and assigns, which may include, but are not limited to, unrelated parties and subsequent purchasers (hereinafter collectively referred to as Released Parties), to the maximum extent permitted by law, from any and all suits, claims, demands, rights, actions, or causes of action of whatever kind or nature, in law or in equity, direct or indirect, known or unknown, matured or not matured (Claims), including, but not limited to, any Claims related to Employees employment and the cessation of such employment; any Claims of discrimination, retaliation and/or harassment based on age, sex, pregnancy, race, religion, color, creed, disability, handicap, failure to accommodate, citizenship, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other factor protected by Federal, State or Local law as enacted or amended, including Claims arising under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. §621 et seq.; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 29 U.S.C. §706 et seq.; the Civil Rights Act of 1866, 42 U.S.C. §1981 et seq.; the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, 29 USC § 1161 et seq. and 42 USC § 300bb-1 et seq.; the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 29 U.S.C. §1001 et seq.; the Equal Pay Act of 1963, 29 U.S.C. § 206 et seq.; the Family and Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. §2601 et seq.; the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1991, 42 U.S.C. §1981a et seq.; the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, 29 U.S.C. § 651 et seq.; the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. § 701 et seq.; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §2000e et seq.; the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, 29 U.S.C. § 2101 et seq.; corollary state fair employment practices laws (including, but not limited to, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, 43 P.S. § 951 et seq.; the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act, 43 P.S. 333.101, et seq.; the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law, 43 P.S. § 1421 et seq.); or any other federal or state law, including, without limitation, any Claim of alleged discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, defamation, slander, libel, invasion of privacy, negligence, breach of contract (express or implied, written or oral), breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair