When Can Employees Sue an Employer to Rule a Non-Compete Unforceable

A recent decision by the Federal Court in Chicago suggests that a former employee cannot sue his former employer to challenge the validity of a non-compete agreement if there is no threat that the former employer will seek to enforce it.  But as discussed herein, there may be other ways to challenge it. First some […]

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ADA Accommodations – How Much Does An Employer Need to Negotiate with its Employees?

When an employee requires an accommodation in order to perform his job duties, an employer is generally required to engage in a discussion with the employee (called the “interactive process” in legalese). However, the law is far from clear as to when an employer (or an employee) has met the obligation to discuss with an employee about […]

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