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Category: Non-Solicitation / Non-compete

Should you sign that Offer Letter?

By , September 13, 2017 4:04 pm

Have you been asked to sign back a written offer of employment, or sign an employment contract? This offer letter or employment contract has likely been drafted by the company’s lawyer and it likely takes away some of your rights. There is no such thing as a standard offer letter or employment contract. Some companies Continue Reading…

Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation: Assessing your risk

By , April 18, 2016 8:32 am

We often get calls from employees who are thinking about leaving their employment, have left their employment, or have been terminated, and are considering working for a competitor or starting their own business. They are often concerned about non-competition and non-solicitation clauses contained in their employment contract and whether such clauses are enforceable. Non-Competition Clauses Continue Reading…

Should You See an Employment Lawyer About that Issue?

By , February 23, 2016 10:00 am

We often receive calls from individuals wondering whether it is worth spending the money to see an employment lawyer.  Sometimes this is because the employee has been fired and received a termination letter and the employee wants to know if the amount is fair.  Other times it is because an employee has been offer a Continue Reading…

Negotiating Employment Contracts

By , April 17, 2014 8:17 am

Negotiating Employment Contracts: Getting You a Better Deal We have reviewed hundreds of employment contracts over the years. Some are fair; some are not. Lawyers at the MacLeod Law Firm can tell you which clauses in the contract are not fair in your circumstances and why. If you wish, we can negotiate changes in the initial Continue Reading…

Non-Compete Agreement

By , March 18, 2014 9:01 am

Many employees considering a job change are concerned about non-compete agreements and clauses in their contracts. Should you be? What is a non-compete agreement or clause? A non-compete clause is a provision found in an employment contract which prohibits an employee from working for a competitor for a period of time following his or her Continue Reading…

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