In Texas, non-compete agreements that relate to the practice of medicine must meet certain statutory requirements in addition to the consideration and reasonableness conditions discussed here.
The United Stated District Court for the Northern District of Texas has recently amended its local civil rules. The amended rules become effective September 1, 2019
For a non-compete agreement to be enforceable, an employer must give an employee something of value in exchange for his or her promise not to
Many companies are currently racing to adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning to automate and augment various aspects of their businesses. Those who have succeeded
Last week, a federal court in Texas refused to enforce a company’s non-compete agreement against four key employees who started a competing business because the agreement was missing a key term – the end date. The above situation can be avoided through simple practice of: (1) knowing what is in the company non-compete agreements; (2) making sure all the key provisions required by the relevant statutes are included; and (3) periodically updating non-compete agreements so that they are compliant with the relevant state law.
A good non-solicitation and confidentiality agreement, combined with other key provisions, and smart business practices, can deter client poaching and preserve the relationship between the salon and its clients even in the face of its employees’ departure.