Noncompetes

Lawsuits

Amazon Sues Former Employee Over New Job at Target

Amazon alleges Arthur Valdez was in violation of a noncompetition agreement that he signed while working for the company.

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?

The Ethics Coach on the Secret to Hiring Honest Employees

Also: How to maintain workplace confidentiality.

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.

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