General Release of Company. You, for yourself and your heirs, legal representatives, beneficiaries, assigns and successors in interest, hereby knowingly and voluntarily release the Company, its affiliates, and its and their successors, assigns, former or current shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents, insurers, attorneys and representatives (“Company Released Parties”) from any and all causes of action, in law or equity, you now have, may have or ever had, whether known or unknown, from the beginning of the world to this date, including, without limitation, any claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. §621 et seq.; claims for breach of contract or based on tort; claims for employment discrimination and wrongful termination; statutory wage and hour claims under Massachusetts law, including but not limited to, claims for violation of the Massachusetts Wage Act, and any other statutory, regulatory or common law causes of action (“the Released Claims”). You understand that you are releasing claims pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 149 including but not limited to claims for untimely, underpayment, or non-payment of wages, discrimination and/or retaliation for seeking to enforce your wage and hour rights, misclassification as an independent contractor, improper withholdings or deductions, tip or service charge related claims, and claims pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 151 relating to minimum wage, discrimination and/or retaliation for seeking to enforce your rights under Chapter 151, and/or overtime pay. You hereby acknowledge and understand that this is a General Release, and that this means you are giving up your right to sue the Company Released Parties for any and all claims, including but not limited to the specific claims mentioned in this paragraph.