Category: Noncompetition Agreements

The ABC’s of Non-Competition Agreements

Employers commonly use non-competition agreements with key employees, to protect the employer against a former employee using the employer’s specialized training, trade secrets, or other confidential information against it. There are pitfalls, however, that may lead to the non-compete being unenforceable, or at least severely trimmed back. In some states, moreover, non-compete agreements are simply illegal.A non-compete […]