Post-employment Restrictions

Post-employment Restrictions

1. Concept “Post-employment restrictions” – refer to limitations imposed on former employees after exiting employment in relation to their next work or business, as well as what they can say about their previous work which may be sensitive or confidential. a. Purpose of post-employment restrictions There are several purposes of post-employment restrictions, to wit: 1)…

Non-Compete Agreements

Non-Compete Agreements

Summary ▪ A non-compete agreement in an employment contract is valid. ▪ The NDA should cover confidential matters only. 1. Concept A non-compete clause is a contractual stipulation whereby one party is prohibited from competing against the other contracting party in a similar activity for a certain period. A non-compete clause is valid as a…

Confidentiality or Non-Disclosure Agreements

Confidentiality or Non-Disclosure Agreements

Summary ▪ A confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement (NDA) in an employment contract is valid. ▪ The NDA should cover confidential matters only. ▪ Employees who violate their NDA may be liable for damages. 1. Concept a. Non-disclosure agreement A confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement (henceforth, “NDA”) is an agreement whereby one party reveals confidential information to…