Expert Guide -- Labour & Employment Law: Negotiating U.S. Executive Employment Agreements

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Originally published in www.corporatelivewire.com, Expert Guide - Labour & Employment Law - April 2012.

While few U.S. employees have employment agreements, they are often necessary for recruiting and retaining key executives, as well as protecting the company’s legal interests. This article discusses the main parts of executive-level employment agreements and how they can be written to be more or less favourable to the executive.

Employment agreements cover these main points:

-Duties

-Term and Termination

-Compensation and Benefits

-Intellectual Property Rights and Post-Termination Restrictions

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