Creating Defensible Employment Agreements Before an Employee’s First Day
Significant tools in the arsenal of strategies are contracts signed by the employee, but waiting until the employee departs is too late to start thinking about them, points out Spiwe L. Jefferson in an article on the website of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
In her article, she discusses contract considerations at the beginning of the employment relationship.
She covers confidentiality agreements and nonsolicitation agreements,. Under the “noncompete agreements” heading, she discusses limiting temporal scope, protecting legitimate interests, exempted professions, timing requirements, consideration, and geographic limits.