Restrictive clauses in salesman’s employment contract too broad to be enforceableSalesman who joined a competitor and lured away one of his former employer’s most lucrative accounts did nothing wrong06/08/2005|Canadian Employment Law Today Atlantic Business Interiors Ltd. v. Hipson, 2005 CarswellNS 51, 38 C.C.E.L. (3d) 1 (N.S. C.A.)A salesman who joined a competitor and lured away one of his former employer’s most lucrative accounts did nothing wrong, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has ruled.Scott Hipson joined Atlantic Business Interiors (ABI) in 1994. A clause in his employment contract provided that he would not work in Nova Scotia, for one year after leaving the company, for a company engaged in a business similar to ABI. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.