Jeffrey S. Horton Thomas

Employers who sign employees up to noncompetition agreements or other restrictive covenants or seek to enforce the agreements — even when employees enter into the agreements outside California in a

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This post is part of Experience Matters, a series drawing on my 30+ years of defending employers in California employment litigation.  The series highlights actions you can take to reduce

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Hand-signed arbitration agreements will be easier for employers to enforce in light of a recent California Court of Appeal ruling.  Declarations from former employees claiming they “do not recall” having

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