A non-compete agreement is intended to prohibit a current or former worker from competing with the company by opening a competing business or working for a competitor for a certain period of time. In Florida, non-compete obligations are governed by U.S. laws, 542,335, Florida statutes, and they must be written. Confidentiality agreements are the least restrictive of the three types mentioned (along with others other than the NDAs). Non-competition bans are the most restrictive. Non-injunction agreements are somewhere between these two. Many companies in Florida use confidentiality, competition and incompetment agreements to protect their confidential information and customer relationships. Of the three types of restrictive agreements, a confidentiality agreement is the least restrictive, the non-competition agreement is the most restrictive and the non-acquisition agreement is moderately restrictive. Each of these agreements is designed to prevent workers or former employees from participating in various activities.
Unilateral NDAs: In this document, there is only one party responsible for the confidentiality of the information or secrets of a third party or a recipient. These include confidentiality, non-competition and non-invitation agreements. All of these documents are intended to protect confidential information as well as customer relations. The Florida confidentiality agreement is the least restrictive, the least restrictive, and the non-competition clauses are the most restrictive. An experienced small business lawyer in Florida can help you design the right confidentiality agreements for your business and represent your business even in the event of a breach of a confidentiality agreement. Non-recruitment agreements prevent current and former employees from persuading other employees, customers or customers to leave a company and join a competitor. These agreements generally apply when a person is employed and for two years after the end of his or her employment, either voluntarily or not. Non-competition clauses, also known as non-competition clauses, help protect businesses from unfair competition. Under a non-compete agreement, a worker cannot open his own business competing with his employer (or former employer). They are also prevented from working for a competitor for a certain period of time after termination. Non-competition agreements are often developed to include both confidentiality and incompensation provisions.
While these three restrictions may be contained in an agreement, it is important to remember that any type of restriction is intended to protect a different commercial interest. Keep in mind that non-competition bans can only be imposed against employees who are of great value to your business.  Note that confidentiality rules prohibiting workers from discussing their pay among themselves are generally contrary to the National Labor Relations Act. There is a wide range of information that can be subject to confidentiality agreements, including: As you can see, restrictive agreements are more complicated than some of the contracts that you can deal with regularly. For more information on Florida privacy agreements, please contact Brewer Long Business Law for a free consultation. You can contact our office at 407.660.2964 or by filling out our online contact form. A non-acquisition agreement is designed to prevent a current or former employee from asking employees or customers of the company to leave the company and do business with a competitor or do business. Initiative agreements generally have up to two years` notice and must be written down. There is no specific list of information that can be included in a confidentiality agreement. This depends on the language and information contained in the contract that will be drawn up to establish the final confidential agreement. Some examples of what can be included are: „It is important for people to understand that the confidentiality association