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New York Non Compete Agreements Can Shackle Your Career

By | July 9th, 2015|Categories: Non Compete Agreements|

Historically, New York non compete agreements have been used to protect narrow and legitimate interests. For instance, a non-compete clause might limit the ability of high-level executives with access to trade secrets to use that information to a company’s disadvantage.  Or a non-compete agreement might allow a company to sideline a former employee with deep customer [...]

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Non-Compete Agreements are Bad for Business

By | April 9th, 2015|Categories: Non Compete Agreements|

As you may know, New York and most other states do not prohibit non-compete agreements. In fact, NY courts will enforce these agreements. In California, non-compete agreements have been prohibited since 1850 and many believe that this policy has contributed to the growth of California’s economy and especially so in the technology field. A while back, [...]

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New York Non-Compete Agreements Are Loaded Weapons

By | April 9th, 2015|Categories: Non Compete Agreements|

There is a great blog by Michael Helfand in Today’s Workplace on non-compete agreements. The point of the post is that more employers today are requiring people to sign non-compete agreements as a condition of employment. It is an employer’s market with so many hungry job applicants and employers are taking advantage of their leverage and [...]

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10 Things Companies Want in Their Severance Agreements

By | April 9th, 2015|Categories: Severance Pay|

The list below was taken from the Ohio Employers Law Blog written by Jon Hymen. The Ohio Employers Law Blog is written for companies and the ten items listed below are points that companies often include in their severance agreements. If you, as an employee, are provided with a severance agreement, you will probably see similar [...]

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What Is In A New York Severance Package?

By | April 9th, 2015|Categories: Severance Pay|

We get a lot of questions about severance packages. People want to know what is in one and how much money they should contain. New York severance packages vary from company to company and there is no set formula to determine their value. Most severance packages in NY, however, usually contain some or all of the [...]

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