When one company acquires another company, a lot of times, it will take on the old company’s contracts, including employment agreements with key employees. Some
If I Am Laid Off, Is My Non-Compete Valid?
While some states automatically make non-compete agreements invalid if a worker is terminated “without cause,” laid off, or is part of a reduction in force, many others do not. Even if a lay off does not automatically invalidate an employee’s non-compete agreement, other circumstances may render the non-compete agreement invalid.
A Federal Court in Texas Upholds Employee Non-Solicitation Clause
Many non-compete agreements in Texas often include employee non-solicitation restraints, which prohibit departing employees from soliciting their co-workers to leave with them. Whereas non-competition restraints
A Texas Court Strikes Down a Prohibition on Accepting Business From a Competitor
A Texas Court of Appeals recently found that a contract that prohibited a company’s business partner from “accepting business” from a competitor was unenforceable. In
Non-Compete Agreements for Gig Workers
Sixteen percent of Americans report earning money through an online gig platform. Gig work model started out with Uber, DoorDash, TaskRabbit and the likes in
Can Public Information Вe a Trade Secret?
Trade secrets are a form of intellectual property. Their theft can lead to civil litigation against the alleged thief, as well as criminal prosecution by