Stopping Employees from Breaching Non-Competes and Non-Solicits Through Injunctions

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By Joseph G. Ballstaedt 801-365-1021 [email protected] After a Utah employee leaves his or her employer and breaches a non-compete agreement by working for a competitor, or he or she breaches a non-solicitation agreement by soliciting customers or employees of the former employer, can that employer stop the employee from continuing to engage in this conduct? Read More

Are Non-Competition Agreements in Idaho Enforceable?

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By Joseph G. Ballstaedt 801-365-1021 [email protected] In Idaho, a non-competition agreement is an agreement between an employer and an employee that prohibits the employee, after the employment relationship ends, from engaging in employment or a line of business that directly competes with the employer. Non-competition agreements generally prohibit employees from selling or offering to sell Read More

Are Non-Solicitation Agreements in Utah Enforceable?

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By Joseph G. Ballstaedt 801-365-1021 [email protected] Usually, a non-solicitation agreement (or a non-solicit) is a written agreement signed by an employee that prohibits the employee from soliciting—or reaching out to do business with—the employer’s clients and customers after the employment relationship ends. A non-solicit can also refer to an agreement that prohibits an employee from Read More

Are Non-Competition Agreements Against Independent Contractors Enforceable in Utah?

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By Joseph G. Ballstaedt 801-365-1021 [email protected] Usually, a non-competition agreement is an agreement between an employer and an employee where the employee agrees to not compete with the employer’s business. These agreements are also known as non-competes, post-employment restrictive covenants, or covenants not to compete. They prohibit the employee from selling or offering to sell Read More

Loyalty to One’s Employer in Utah: Is a Non-Competition Agreement Necessary to Prevent an Employee from Competing with an Employer?

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By Joseph G. Ballstaedt 801-365-1021 [email protected] Under Utah law, must an employee be loyal to his employer? How loyal? In what way? When does this duty apply? This article briefly discusses some basic duties that form the relationship between employers and employees. It then discusses in depth an employee’s duty of loyalty to his employer. Read More

Are Non-Competition Agreements in Utah Enforceable?

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By Joseph G. Ballstaedt 801-365-1021 [email protected] Generally speaking, a non-competition agreement is an agreement between an employer and an employee where the employee agrees to not compete with the employer’s business. They usually prohibit the employee from selling or offering to sell products or services that are like the employer’s products or services. Under Utah Read More