Archive category: competition clause

A competing former employee? Take action!

Employers 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, as is apparent from a decision by the Court of...

Change of position… competition and relations clause gone?

The Court of Appeal of ‘s-Hertogenbosch recently rendered a decision on the validity of a competition and relations clause following a major change to an employee’s position. Facts The employee had, since 2008, been employed with the same company as a service technician. His employment agreement included a competition...