Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Cost of Getting Even

Although “sexual harassment” often makes the news, less publicized “retaliation” claims are far more prevalent, and often result in large payouts to the accuser. Retaliation claims have increased sharply over the past years. The EEOC has recently released its 2014 Fiscal Year litigation data and retaliation leads all other charges filed. In FY 2014, EEOC […]

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Non Competes: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

In today’s information economy the protection of proprietary information is becoming even more essential. Employers, in increasing numbers, are requiring employees to sign so called “covenants not to compete,” or non-compete agreements. A covenant not to compete is an agreement that the employee will not work for a competitor for a specified period of time. […]

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