Related to: Confidentiality

NLRB Restricts Broad Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions in Severance Agreements

After being appointed by President Biden as General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Jennifer Abruzzo has been vocal about her intent to increase the scope of the National Labor Relationship Act (NLRA) and overturn decades of prior Board precedent.  Abruzzo has been making good on her promise and these efforts extend to…

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The Wisconsin Court of Appeals Deals Another Blow To Post-Employment Restrictions By Invalidating A Common Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Provision

Wisconsin courts do not like post-employment restrictions and this most recent decision attacks a very common requirement intended to prevent employees from stealing confidential information.  We have long advised our clients about these court practices and we recommend employers regularly review and assess their restrictive covenants. In this most recent decision, the Wisconsin Court of…

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