High Hopes for Cannabis in Illinois

With recreational marijuana on the cusp of legalization, businesses across Illinois could see a vast marketplace suddenly accessible. A recreational marijuana legalization bill was recently introduced in the Illinois legislature. The proposed bill puts small businesses in an especially advantageous position, promoting “craft growers” and banning large-scale operations. Without a corporate presence dominating the field, local cultivators and retailers [...]

What Should Employers Do to Make Non-Competes Enforceable?

A note on this post: this blog post is the last post in our series, "Non-Compete Agreements: When are they valid, and when can the new employer be sued for an employee breach?" In this post we will discuss what employers can do to make their non-compete agreements with their employees valid. This will be our last post in [...]

2019-05-09T11:33:54-05:00February 28th, 2014|Employers, Employment Issues, Independent contractors|

What are the possible damages for breach of non-compete agreements?

A note on this post: this blog post is part of our series "Non-Compete Agreements: When are they valid, and when can the new employer be sued for an employee breach?" In this post we discuss what damages and remedies can be granted to an employer when their former employee breaches a non-compete agreement by working for a competitor. [...]

2019-05-09T11:35:02-05:00February 18th, 2014|Employers, Employment Issues, Independent contractors|

How can the new employer protect itself from liability when an employee breaches a non-compete agreement with a former employer?

A note on this post: this blog post is part of our series, "Non-Compete Agreements: When are they valid, and when can the new employer be sued for an employee breach?" In this post we will discuss what new employers can do to avoid liability for employees breaching non-compete agreements with former employers. To learn what kind of damages [...]

2019-05-09T11:35:47-05:00February 8th, 2014|Employers, Employment Issues, Independent contractors|

Can the new employer be liable for an employee breaching the non-compete agreement with a former employer?

A note on this post: this blog post is part of our series, "Non-Compete Agreements: When are they valid, and when can the new employer be sued for an employee breach?" In this post we will discuss when non-compete agreements can affect the new employers. To learn how new employers can protect themselves from this liability, check back in [...]

2019-05-09T11:36:00-05:00February 1st, 2014|Employers, Employment Issues, Independent contractors|