In its 81st Session, the Nevada Legislature passed and Governor Sisolak signed into law approximately 140 pieces of new legislation. This article highlights key labor and employment laws that will soon take effect, or already are in effect.
On June 3, 2021, in Van Buren v. United States, a 6-3 majority of the U.S. Supreme Court adopted a restrictive view of the CFAA, making it more difficult for employers to invoke the statute in cases arising from the theft of trade secrets.
Ontario’s Superior Court recently denied an employer’s motion for an urgent injunction to restrain its former employee from competing with it contrary to the employee’s purported fiduciary duty and employment agreement’s restrictive covenant.
Employers in the Netherlands should take action if they find out that a (soon-to-be or) former employee is going to work for a competitor. If they do not do so or fail to do so on time, they risk being left empty-handed.
Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other events in the nation’s capital, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020 on January 11, 2021.
On December 31, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an opinion addressing and clarifying several issues relating to the power of the court to reform or modify an unreasonable noncompetition agreement often referred to as blue penciling.