Noncompete Agreements

News and Articles About Noncompete Agreements

New Bill Seeks to Ban Noncompete Clauses for Low-Wage Workers
Employees

New Bill Seeks to Ban Noncompete Clauses for Low-Wage Workers

The bill aims to stop companies like Jimmy John's from forcing workers making under $15 per hour to sign contracts with non-competition clauses.
Kate Taylor
At Jimmy John's, Sandwich Makers Have to Sign a Noncompete Agreement
Managing Employees

At Jimmy John's, Sandwich Makers Have to Sign a Noncompete Agreement

Noncompete agreements are often reserved for executives. Why, then, does this sandwich chain ban entry-level workers from working for competitors for two years?
Kate Taylor
Avoid These 6 Mistakes in Safeguarding Proprietary Information
Proprietary Information

Avoid These 6 Mistakes in Safeguarding Proprietary Information

Simple measures, accomplished in a deliberate, consistent fashion, can significantly reduce the risk of disclosure of company assets best kept close.
Eric Ostroff
5 Ways to Shrink the Threat of an Employee's Exit to Proprietary Info
Employee Turnover

5 Ways to Shrink the Threat of an Employee's Exit to Proprietary Info

Proactively addressing staff departures lets a company minimize the risk from unwanted disclosures.
Eric Ostroff