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Should I use non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements for my employees and independent contractors? YES!

While non-competition agreements (covenants not to compete) are essentially unenforceable in California, you can and you should be protecting your confidential information, processes, and intellectual property by requiring all those who come into contact with it (employees, independent contractors, vendors etc.) to sign a very clearly worded agreement stating they agree not to use that information to harm you or your business.

Don’t be left saying to yourself “I never saw it coming…” While signing this type of agreement may be difficult for your long-time trusted employees to understand, it could be the difference between your business surviving a storm (which we all know will come) or not.

  • Am I required to pay employees for travel time?

    Employee Travel Time… I hear this question fairly often:“Am I required to pay my employees for travel time from their home to a faraway job site/work location?”  Here’s my response:Good question! 😊 […]

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  • California Law to stay up to date on…

    The legal landscape for California employers is ever-changing. California Assembly Bill 749 was signed into effect on October 12, 2019, and beginning January 1, 2020, California employers’ agreements with its employees […]

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  • How to make sure insurance companies won’t deny coverage: Helpful Tip!

    You’ve taken great care in setting up your business, including purchasing various insurance policies to protect against potential claims and lawsuits. But what good are all of those hundreds of thousands […]

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