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Category: Non-Solicitation / Non-compete

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…

Confidentiality Agreement

By , March 18, 2014 8:26 am

Many employment contracts these days include a confidentiality agreement or clause. Is this something that you should be concerned about? Confidentiality clauses are a type of restrictive covenants that include non-competition and non-solicitation clauses. For more information about these clauses, see here. What is confidential information? Confidential information can include the employer’s trade secrets, commercial Continue Reading…

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