Today, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a proposed rule that would ban non-compete agreements between employers and workers, including both employees and independent contractors.
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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
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
What is a Non-Compete Agreement?
A non-compete agreement or a non-compete clause prohibits employees from working for their employers’ competitors within a certain geographic area, for a certain period of
Texas Court Enters a Trade Secrets Injunction Against a Healthcare Staffing Company Based on Its Manager’s Actions
A Texas federal court recently entered an injunction against a healthcare staffing company that works with federal agencies ordering it to (1) return information brought to it by a new hire from his previous employer and (2) not to use such information in any way to submit bids on any staffing contracts with federal agencies.