RE: Employment....

Subject: RE: Employment....
From: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:17:06 +0000

And an NDA is just and makes perfect sense.

From: Gene Kim-Eng [mailto:techwr -at- genek -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 10:05 AM
To: Porrello, Leonard
Cc: Bill Swallow; Wanda Phillips; philstokes03 -at- gmail -dot- com; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Employment....

It happens sometimes in start-ups, not so common in established companies. However, non-compete agreements are illegal and unenforceable in the state of California except under very specific circumstances when a business is sold or a partnership is dissolved. This includes agreements signed by employees of businesses in other states who subsequently go to work for competitor companies in California that do not have a business presence in the former employer's state (you and your new employer could still be sued in the other state if they do).

The standard in California is therefore the NDA

Gene Kim-Eng

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 9:49 AM, Porrello, Leonard <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com<mailto:lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>> wrote:
Thanks for posting. I didn't think that actually ever happened at the peon level.

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