Employee Non-Solicitation Agreements Are Shot Down Once Again in California

In November 2018, the California Court of Appeal in AMN Healthcare v. Aya Healthcare Services Inc. called into question the validity of employee non-solicitation agreements that prevent employees from soliciting and encouraging their former colleagues to come join them at … Continue reading

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MA Legislation Imposes New Requirements On Non-Compete Agreements

On August 10, 2018, the Governor of Massachusetts signed into law comprehensive reforms governing covenants not to compete in the State of Massachusetts. For a look into what the new law requires, click here.

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The SEC Expands Enforcement Program Based Upon Standard Corporate Separation Agreements

The contents alone of commonly used, form Separation Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, and other standard corporate documents can result in significant fines and other penalties imposed by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and other federal enforcement agencies. These agencies take the position … Continue reading

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Workplace New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

Even if last year’s Christmas tree survived longer than your New Year’s Resolutions, there is still time to make workplace resolutions that you can actually keep. Here are just a few valuable projects to consider tackling in 2017. Handbook Revisions … Continue reading

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