Salary.com, Mercer Work Things Out

October 2, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Salary.com, Inc. and Mercer have come to terms over a dispute regarding the use of Salary.com's Survey Center.

Under the terms of the agreement, Salary.com and Mercer each agreed to dismiss their claims against the other.  As a result, both the action filed by Mercer against Salary.com in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the action filed by Salary.com against Mercer in U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts will be dismissed.

According to a press release, the settlement resolves all ongoing litigation relating to the companies’ respective products and data, and releases each company from all claims by the other.    No payments will be made by either party.  

As part of the settlement agreement, Mercer confirmed that customers which have purchased compensation surveys from Mercer have the right to use Salary.com’sSurvey Center product to load and manage their Mercer surveys, as well as other third party surveys, according to a press release from Salary.com.

The agreement also provides dispute resolution procedures to help prevent any future disruptions to either company’s business.

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