With the economy remaining strong, and qualified employees being in demand, employers must act, if they haven't already, to protect their trade secrets and their other confidential information, including customer lists and other key documents. This should include having employees sign confidentiality, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. It is often too late to deal with these types of issues as an employee is walking out the door to go to your largest competitor.
Employment law is evolving daily. Therefore, it is imperative that legal counsel review your employee manuals, non-disclosure agreements and personnel policies on a regular basis. We are, of course, here to help review your policies and agreements to make sure you and your company are protected.