It's important for employers to understand what these types of restrictive agreements mean for employees and employers alike; and what the recourse is if and when one is breached.
Amazon alleges Arthur Valdez was in violation of a noncompetition agreement that he signed while working for the company.
Noncompete agreements are often reserved for executives. Why, then, does this sandwich chain ban entry-level workers from working for competitors for two years?
Also: How to maintain workplace confidentiality.
Proactively addressing staff departures lets a company minimize the risk from unwanted disclosures.
If you're thinking of selling your company, before you sign a noncompete agreement, consider the journey of a gelato pioneer.