For companies with employees in multiple jurisdictions, creating a single non-compete agreement for use by employees throughout the country can be tempting, yet potentially ineffective. The following issues may vary from state to state and should be considered when determining how many agreements a company needs and how to maximize the prospect for enforcement.
Yahoo! recently named longtime Google executive, Marissa Mayer, as its new CEO. How can Google let this happen? Does she have a non-compete? Should Google be concerned? Read on for the answers to these questions and more.
Every day businesses across the country merge and consolidate their operations. If your business acquires or merges with another business, consider these issues when drafting the agreements to make sure that you will get the benefit of your bargain.
In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of New Jersey considered whether an employer has an independent duty to inquire into the source or ownership of a newly hired employee’s customer list. Surprisingly, the answer is “no.”
The case, Thomas Fox v. Millman, involves a sales representative, Jean Millman, who previously worked for Target Industries, an industrial plastic bag company. Millman signed a confidentiality agreement when she began ...