Few things can be more frustrating to an employer than spending significant resources training a new employee, allowing the employee access to trade secrets, and introducing the employee to customers, only for the employee to...more
Most people know that an employee who misuses his employer’s confidential information may be subject to damages in a civil lawsuit. Many states have enacted a Uniform Trade Secrets Act that allows an employer to pursue a...more
Originally published in the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law, Volume 41, Number 1, Fall 2012.
Against the backdrop of decades of significant legislation and court battles impacting the workplace,...more
Originally published in the ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law - Volume 28, Number 1, Fall 2012.
I. Introduction -
"I didn't solicit them; they approached me." That is a common defense invoked by someone accused...more