Noncompetes

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What Employers and Employees Need to Know About These Tricky Parts of Employment Agreements

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.

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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.

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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?

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The Ethics Coach on the Secret to Hiring Honest Employees

Also: How to maintain workplace confidentiality.

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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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When Employees Become the Competition

It could happen in nearly any company: Employees sometimes go into business for themselves. It's so American it makes apple pie look suspect.

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Noncompete Expired, a Serial Entrepreneur Seeks Repeat Success

If you're thinking of selling your company, before you sign a noncompete agreement, consider the journey of a gelato pioneer.

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How to Negotiate a Noncompete Agreement

Selling your business? You may have to sign a noncompete. Here's how to negotiate the best terms.