Last night, he added: "I have instructed the trust to withhold any severance payment
to the former chief executive of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, pending legal advice.
Under the agreement, the executives would receive USD45m in severance payments
if they resign.
As of May 31, 2001 a total of 600 people took advantage of severance payment
Earlier enraged Fianna Fail chief Micheal Martin accused Fine Gael of hypocrisy for campaigning on severance payments
and pensions, while their boss took pension entitlements for 13 years while he was a TD.
He said: "The current arrangements for severance payments
were in place for previous governments, including when the current leaders of Fine Gael and Labour ceased to be ministers.
The company's termination and severance payment
policy is consistent with the company's desire to attract and retain key executives.
The maximum severance payment
for school superintendents is 18 months' salary, which would have cost the district $162,000, nearly double Parker's compensation.
Kurinsky, in exchange for a severance payment
, issuance of a promissory note and the continuation of certain benefits.
Some council members do not support any severance payment
to the chief, while others have said they might support paying the chief a year's salary - $173,000.
A portion of the aggregate severance payment
may be attributable to reasonable compensation for the covenant.
27, when he received his severance payment
, the company said.
Because the terminated employee had made no tort-like claims against his employer before signing the release, the severance payment
could not be excluded from gross income under Sec.