On May 11, 2011, Georgia passed the Restrictive Covenants Act, which made enforcing employee restrictive covenants far easier than it was under Georgia common law. In an odd twist, a law that Georgia intended to make it easier to enforce restrictive covenants has made it more difficult to enforce employee non-solicits. On June 13 2023, in North American Senior BenefitsContinue Reading Georgia Maps Out New Requirement for Employee Non-Solicits
Oklahoma recently passed a new law (Senate Bill 1031) that clarifies the enforceability of non-solicitation of employee covenants within the state. The new law attempts to resolve uncertainties that may have arisen about such restrictive covenants after the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s 2011 decision in Howard v. Nitro-Life Technologies, LLC.
In Howard, the Oklahoma Supreme Court found…
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By Robert B. Milligan, Jessica Mendelson, and Joshua Salinas
How does a California employer prevent its business from walking out the door along with a departing employee? In most jurisdictions, the employer could have the employees sign a non-compete agreement. Not in California.
One of the notorious employment laws that separates California from other states is its long-standing prohibition of …
Continue Reading Protecting Company Information When Employees Bail: California Alternatives to Employee Non-Compete Agreements