Five Things To Keep In Mind When Signing An Employment Contract
Kevin Troutman, partner in the Houston office, was quoted in the August 23, 2013 article "Five Things to Keep in Mind When Signing an Employment Contract" on Dice.com.
Though hard figures are difficult to come by, anecdotal evidence suggests that more companies are requiring new employees to sign contracts. “I have seen more employment contracts than I used to see and probably more non-compete agreements (in these contracts),” says Kevin. He attributes the growth to the widespread use of technology.
“There are more positions out there that hold really significant responsibility and have access to confidential information,” he explains. “Companies need to protect that information and know-how.”