7 Important Noncompete Rulings From The 1st Half Of 2015

By Ben James (July 16, 2015, 10:37 PM EDT) -- The biggest rulings from the first half of 2015 on noncompete clauses and other restrictive covenants show that courts are grappling with exactly what consideration an employee must receive in order for a pact to be enforceable, and experts expect that to continue in the second half of the year.

Caitlin Turowski, a former employee of sandwich chain Jimmy John's, is at the center of one of the year's biggest noncompete rulings. (Credit: AP) A Wisconsin Supreme Court decision from April that said continuing employment was enough consideration to support a restrictive covenant, as well as decisions from state appellate and...

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