Employment Law Articles

Reporting and Training Related to Suspected Child Abuse

Several provisions of the Child Protective Services Law were amended in 2014. The law now includes in the definition of mandated reporter an individual paid or unpaid, who, on the basis of the individual's role as an integral part of a regularly scheduled program, activity or service, accepts responsibility for a child.

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When are Agreements that Restrict an Employee’s Next Job Enforceable?

Most employers do not want their employees to leave the company and take employer’s current or potential customers to a new company. To avoid this, employers may require new or existing employees so sign agreements such as non-competition agreements or non-solicitation agreements. But, are they enforceable? Yes, if related to the job, reasonable in duration and location and the employee is given adequate consideration in exchange.

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