Employment Contracts

Employment contracts, severance agreements, non-compete language, and other provisions discussed in blog, Employee Rights Reporter, by Sass Law Firm

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New Proposed Rule to Ban All Non-Competition Agreements

Clients often ask whether a non-competition agreement they signed is valid.  Employees are often surprised that Florida courts will generally enforce non-compete agreements.  (If you signed a non-compete agreement, your employer could sue you if you went to work for a competitor and could even get a court order requiring you to quit your new job.) …

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More Protections for Sexual Harassment Victims

This year has seen some positive changes in the law for sexual harassment victims.  Earlier this year, Congress enacted a new law prohibiting employers from requiring mandatory arbitration in sexual harassment and sexual abuse cases. Check out our blog: Sexually Harassed? Get Your Day in Court as Mandatory Arbitration is Now Illegal. Most recently, on …

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Fired because of the pandemic. Is my non-compete enforceable?

Were you recently fired because of the pandemic and wondering if the non-compete you signed is still enforceable? Don’t assume that just because you got terminated that you are free to ignore those obligations. You should know that Florida actually has a statute that says courts must enforce non-competes within certain guidelines. And, to make …

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