Restrictive covenants, namely in the form of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, are routinely deployed in M&A transactions, yet often overlooked by advisors as being useful tools for negotiating deal terms.Read More
You find yourself in a position where your employee is injured and you would like to make cuts to your staff. Can you refuse to rehire an injured employee without fearing a legal battle? Read More
In this blog post we will discuss all that you need to know about mediation. Mediation is a great alternative to the lengthy court process. This process can also be more cost effective, confidential, and unlike court cases, parties have the ability to influence the outcome of the decision. Read More
Employers Beware: Enforceability of Non-Solicitation Agreements Following Court of Appeals Decision in Manitowoc Company v. Lanning
If your company utilizes non-solicitation agreements aimed at preventing employee poaching, it is now more important than ever to ensure that the terms of those agreements satisfy the elements of Wis. Stat. § 103.465 and that they are drafted with recognition of the nuances developed over time by the courts in cases related to non-competition agreements enforceability. Read More
Employee data theft is a growing concern for businesses with the increased use of smart phones, tablets and laptops in the workplace. There are a few easy steps a business can take to protect themselves from such theft. If any employee does steal confidential programs or data a business may seek compensation for loss and damages.Read More
The holiday season is upon us, which means that the annual office Christmas party is coming up! While this is a great time to connect with employees and coworkers, business owners should also be aware of the simple precautions that they can take to protect themselves from any unwanted liability.