Archive for July 2012

Non-Solicitation and Non-Competition Clauses in Employment Agreements

Employees and employers alike are often confused about the difference between non-competition and non-solicitation clauses. While the aim of the two clauses may be similar, and although both usually deal with an employee’s responsibilities once the employment relationship has ended, the operation of the two clauses differs. A non-solicitation clause in an agreement typically restricts or restrains an employee’s ability to contact your present clients, past clients or sometimes even prospective clients, often for the purpose of selling them a… Keep reading »

Non-Solicitation and Non-Competition Clauses: What’s the Difference?

Employees and employers are often confused about the difference between non-competition and non-solicitation clauses. While the aim of the two clauses may be similar, and although both usually deal with an employee’s rights and responsibilities after employment, the operation of the two clauses is different. A non-solicitation clause typically restricts or restrains and employee’s ability to contact present, past, or sometimes even prospective clients of the employer. Often it will prohibit an employee from contacting these clients for the purpose… Keep reading »