Fla. Distributor Sues Dow Over Ex-Employee Contract

Law360, Miami (February 28, 2014, 7:29 PM EST) -- The Dow Chemical Co. has been sued in Florida court by a Miami-based chemicals distributor and its employee Santiago Blanco, over work restrictions they say the chemicals giant has tried to impose upon Blanco's work.

Plaintiffs Andes Chemical Corp. and Blanco, who serves as the company's innovation and technical services director and previously worked for Dow, say in the suit, filed Feb. 24, that Dow's attempts to restrict Blanco's work for Andes are unjustified because he signed a confidentiality agreement but no noncompete agreement with his...
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