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Non-Competition Agreements – Bracing Yourself Against The Winds Of Change
As noted in our May 10 client alert, Washington has now joined several other states that have recently amended their non-compete statutes to provide more protections for employees.
United States
7 Jun 2019
In A Historic Move, Washington Bans Non-Competes For Employees Making Less Than $100,000
Following the White House's "call to action" in 2016, many states sprang into action and attempted to reign in the use of non-compete agreements in their states to even the playing field between employers and employees.
United States
20 May 2019
Texas Introduces Three Bills To Curb Application Of Anti-SLAPP Statute In Non-Compete And Trade Secrets Litigation
Austin, Texas (March 14, 2019) - The Texas Citizens Participation Act (TCPA), enacted by the legislature in 2011, has been wreaking havoc in business and employment disputes
United States
27 Mar 2019
Third Party Liability In Distracted Driving Litigation
Dallas, Texas (February 26, 2019) - Litigation arising out of automobile crashes resulting from the use of smartphones and similar modern technology is on the rise. Recently, the Fifth Circuit Court
United States
7 Mar 2019
Huawei Trade Secrets Indictment Is Cautionary Tale For Tech Partnerships
In a case that will be watched closely by both national security personnel and intellectual property counsellors in the United States and China ...
United States
4 Feb 2019
Massachusetts Adopts Uniform Trade Secrets Act
In August, Massachusetts became the 49th state to sign into law its version of a Uniform Trade Secrets Act (MUTSA).
United States
23 Sep 2018
Companies With No-Poaching Agreements Must Consider Whether They Are Worth The Risk
Earlier this month, a group of 11 state attorneys general announced that they have asked eight fast-food franchises to provide a copy of their franchise agreements to determine whether such agreements contain no-poaching restrictions, which prohibit franchisees from hiring, i.e., "poaching," each other's workers.
United States
27 Jul 2018
2018 Mid-Year Non-Compete Update
More and more states are amending their non-compete statutes to make them more employee-friendly.
United States
25 May 2018
2017 Texas Employment Law Update
Employment laws were not the focus of the 85th legislative session of the Texas Legislature; however, there were a few notable new laws – which will impact employers – that were passed during this session.
United States
21 Nov 2017
Texas Employers' Guide To Classifying Workers
Employers can hire two types of workers – employees and independent contractors – and there are serious consequences to misclassifying workers as independent contractors when they are actually employees.
United States
12 Oct 2017
2017 In Review: Changes To Non-Compete Laws Around The Country
This year, California, Illinois, and Nevada amended their non-compete statutes to help protect the right of employees to change employers. Idaho, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York...
United States
9 Oct 2017
Federal Government Warns That Anti-Poaching And Wage-Fixing Agreements May Violate Antitrust Laws. What Does This Mean For US Companies?
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have issued an Antitrust Guidance for HR Professionals (Guidance)...
United States
25 Sep 2017
Supreme Court Allows Partial Travel Ban To Take Effect - Agrees To Hear Case In October
The United States Supreme Court, in a "per curiam" (by the court) decision, has handed the Trump Administration a victory in its long-running desire to implement a travel ban on nationals of six...
United States
14 Jul 2017
Texas Amends Its Trade Secrets Statute, Making It The Most Comprehensive Trade Secrets Statute In The Nation
Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed House Bill 1995, which amends the four-year old Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act ("TUTSA").
United States
20 Jun 2017
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