This excerpt taken from the UNT 8-K filed Aug 25, 2008.
Other Benefits”) shall be payable in accordance with such plan, policy, practice or program or contract or agreement except as explicitly modified by this Agreement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Executive’s resignation under this Agreement with or without Good Reason, shall in no way affect the Executive’s ability to terminate employment by reason of the Executive’s “retirement” under any compensation and benefits plans, programs or arrangements of the Affiliated Companies, including without limitation any retirement or pension plans or arrangements or to be eligible to receive benefits under any compensation or benefit plans, programs or arrangements of the Affiliated Companies, including without limitation any retirement or pension plan or arrangement of the Affiliated Companies or substitute plans adopted by the Company or its successors, and any termination which otherwise qualifies as Good Reason shall be treated as such even if it is also a “retirement” for purposes of any such plan. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Executive receives payments and benefits pursuant to Section 6(a) of this Agreement, the Executive shall not be entitled to any severance pay or benefits under any severance plan, program or policy of the Company and the Affiliated Companies, unless otherwise specifically provided therein in a specific reference to this Agreement. For the avoidance of doubt, this Agreement shall not effect the Executive’s eligibility to participate in, or entitlement to any payments or benefits under, the Separation Benefit Plan of Unit Corporation and Participating Subsidiaries or the Special Separation Benefit Plan of Unit Corporation and Participating Subsidiaries in accordance with the terms of such plans as in effect from time to time and to the extent the Executive is eligible to therein as of immediately prior to the Effective Date, as applicable.
The Company’s obligation to make the payments provided for in this Agreement and otherwise to perform its obligations hereunder shall not be affected by any set-off, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other claim, right or action which the Company may have against the Executive or others. In no event shall the Executive be obligated to seek other employment or take any other action by way of mitigation of the amounts payable to the Executive under any of the provisions of this Agreement and except as specifically provided in Section 6(a)(iii), such amounts shall not be reduced whether or not the Executive obtains other employment. The Company agrees to pay as incurred (within 10 days following the Company’s receipt of an
invoice from the Executive), at any time from the Effective Date of this Agreement through the Executive’s remaining lifetime (or, if longer, through the 20th anniversary of the Effective Date) to the full extent permitted by law, all legal fees and expenses which the Executive may reasonably incur as a result of any contest (regardless of the outcome thereof) by the Company, the Executive or others of the validity or enforceability of, or liability or entitlement under, any provision of this Agreement or any guarantee of performance thereof (and including as a result of any contest by the Executive about the amount of any payment pursuant to this Agreement), plus in each case Interest. In order to comply with Section 409A of the Code, in no event shall the payments by the Company under this Section 8 be made later than the end of the calendar year next following the calendar year in which such fees and expenses were incurred, provided, that the Executive shall have submitted an invoice for such fees and expenses at least 10 days before the end of the calendar year next following the calendar year in which such fees and expenses were incurred. The amount of such legal fees and expenses that the Company is obligated to pay in any given calendar year shall not affect the legal fees and expenses that the Company is obligated to pay in any other calendar year, and the Executive’s right to have the Company pay such legal fees and expenses may not be liquidated or exchanged for any other benefit.
(a) Anything in this Agreement to the contrary notwithstanding, in the event it shall be determined that any payment or distribution in the nature of compensation (within the meaning of Section 280G(b)(3) to or for the benefit of the Executive (whether paid or payable or distributed or distributable pursuant to the terms of this Agreement or otherwise) (a “
This excerpt taken from the UNT DEF 14A filed Mar 29, 2006.
The company also provides other benefits such as medical, dental and life insurance and disability coverage to each named executive officer through our various benefit plans, which are also provided to most other eligible company employees.
Active employee benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance and disability coverage are available to most full time company employees, including the named executive officers, through our active employee benefits plans. The value of these benefits is not required to be included in the Summary Compensation Table since they are made available on a company-wide basis.
The company also provides vacation and other paid holidays to most of its full time corporate employees, including the named executive officers, which, we believe, are comparable to those provided at other similar size companies.