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Business Expense Reimbursement for San Francisco Employees

By | August 7th, 2015|Categories: Wages & Hours|Tags: , |

Business Expense Reimbursement For San Francisco Employees - What You Need to Know if You Pay Business Expenses Out-of-Pocket Many San Francisco employees are required to commute between two or more work sites during the day.  This obligation raises several important issues that San Francisco employees should be aware of.  First, San Francisco employees are entitled to [...]

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New York Severance Agreements

By | July 13th, 2015|Categories: Severance Pay|

 New York Severance Agreements As a general rule, employment relationships in New York are at-will. Typically, that means you can be terminated for any reason (or even no reason), so long as your employer is not basing the decision on a discriminatory or retaliatory motive. Despite this general rule, many companies offer terminated executives New York [...]

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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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