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Non-Compete Trends Favor Executive Mobility

By | 2018-10-07T16:27:41+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Categories: Non Compete Agreements|

Employee mobility is on the rise. An encouraging new trend we have seen lately is more states enacting laws or enhancing existing laws that limit the enforceability of non-compete clauses.  The specific laws that apply to non-compete clauses in employment contracts vary greatly from one state to another.  While some of the basic law [...]

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The Janitor Rule Mops Up Another Non-Compete Agreement

By | 2018-10-07T15:44:38+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Categories: Non Compete Agreements|

The Janitor Rule is a tool used to invalidate non-compete agreements.  This rule, also known as the “janitor analogy,” applies to non-compete agreements that are so broad that they would bar employees from even working as a janitor at another company.  In other words, the non-compete agreement prohibits employment or affiliation with a competitor in any capacity. [...]

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New York Non Compete Agreements Can Shackle Your Career

By | 2018-10-13T08:02:06+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Categories: Non Compete Agreements|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

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Non-Compete Agreements are Bad for Business

By | 2018-10-13T08:04:07+00:00 April 9th, 2015|Categories: Non Compete Agreements|Tags: |

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 [...]

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Non-Compete Clause: How to Escape from Them – Video.

By | 2018-10-13T07:10:31+00:00 January 21st, 2014|Categories: Featured, Non Compete Agreements|Tags: , |

Un-shackle Your Non-Compete Clause Do you feel trapped by a non-compete clause?  Is there a job you want but feel chained to your current employer due to a non-compete clause.  You are not alone. Non-Compete clauses have been overused and abused.  More cases are being filed challenging the validity of non-compete clauses.  And employees [...]