Some non-disclosure obligation is usually presented to an employee upon hire or termination of employment. Upon hire, the obligation usually takes the form of a stand-alone non-disclosure agreement (NDA) or it is part of a larger employment agreement or non-compete agreement meant to maintain the confidentiality of the employer’s commercially valuable information. Upon termination of … Read more
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Many early-stage startups do not have the cash flow to cover the high salaries formerly earned by their founders and key executives. As a result, startups often compensate these individuals with equity in lieu of a higher salary. Startups should not automatically assume this is permissible under the wage-and-hour laws. The federal Fair Labor Standards … Read more