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Co-Worker Non-Solicitation Provisions in Jeopardy?

Posted in Covenants Not to Compete in California, Hiring a Competitor’s Employees, Protecting Trade Secrets and Other Business Information

For years, California courts have recognized the right of employers to use non-solicitation provisions in employment agreements to prevent employees from “soliciting” their coworkers to join them at a new employer. For instance, in 1985, a California appellate court in Loral Corp v. Moyes, 174 Cal.App.3d 268 (1985), held that a non-solicitation of fellow employees… Continue Reading