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 their new company. The court found the one at issue in that case was an […]
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.
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 that standard release and nondisclosure language commonly found in such documents has the potential effect […]
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 – Even handbooks and forms that were updated in 2016 may not reflect critical new […]