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Category: Non-Solicitation / Non-compete

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…

Employment Contracts and Offer Letters | Can you do better?

By , January 15, 2013 3:01 pm

Employment Contracts and Offer Letters | Can you do better? Reviewing employment contracts and offer letters carefully is always a good idea.  Having your lawyer review them for you is an even better idea.  Here’s why: Increasingly, employers are asking new hires to sign employment contracts.  These employment contracts are prepared by lawyers hired to protect Continue Reading…

Severance Package : 5 Reasons Why You Should Have An Employment Lawyer Review It

By , December 11, 2011 11:00 pm

Most severance packages offer a termination payment to an employee in exchange for the employee agreeing not to commence any legal proceedings against the employer. Here are five reasons why an employee should have an employment lawyer review the severance package. 1.      Are you being offered the minimum amount of pay you are owed? In Continue Reading…

Employment Contracts: Negotiating Tips for Senior Executives

By , October 7, 2011 6:10 pm

Negotiating employment contracts for senior executives requires a personalized review of the terms of employment. Driven, personable, results- oriented, leaders are always in demand. These high-powered executives have negotiating leverage that most employees don’t. Here are five things to review in your employment contract if you are such a person: If you are being lured from Continue Reading…

Non-Solicitation Clause: Working For the Competition

By , August 29, 2011 9:27 pm

We often get calls from individuals who are thinking about quitting and immediately starting work with a competitor. The person calls us because his employment contract has a non-solicitation clause and he wants to know if it is enforceable. This is usually only the beginning of the conversation. Here are four questions that you should get answered before Continue Reading…

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