Here’s a Canadian trend HR managers hope won’t cross the American border anytime soon:
Our team of experts fields real-life, everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation. Today’s question: A departing employee changed his employment status on a social website — so all his clients know he’s now working somewhere else. Could this be considered […]
Employers have long used noncompete agreements as a way to protect confidential information, guard against losing customers and limit competition. In recent years, however, more and more jurisdictions have taken legislative action to limit or eliminate their use. A new Washington, D.C., law, which is particularly notable for its breadth, is the latest to join […]
It’s a rare business that needs an employment contract for every employee. But it can save you time, money and legal aggravation if you know which employees should be under contract and which shouldn’t.
It would be a tall order for a party who dies to thereafter violate a noncompetition agreement the party entered into while alive. But that doesn’t mean that the death of a bound party always extinguishes the obligations of all parties to the agreement. In an unusual case from Alabama, that state’s highest court ruled […]
Hiring employees in new states is good on one hand – a great recruitment tool – but it’s also a major pain in HR’s side because of all the legal hoops employers must jump through. But is it worth it? Industry experts agree that the pros outweigh the cons. In part two of this three-part […]
Is an offer letter a legally binding employment contract? One employee thought his offer letter guaranteed him five years of employment with his company, but the 2nd Circuit ruled that wasn’t the case. Here’s what happened. Breach of contract? Steven Hodge was hired at Abaco LLC in New York. His signed offer letter discussed how […]
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