Interlocutory injunctions protect employers from irreparable harmWhat is an interlocutory injunction?By Todd Humber09/29/2004|Canadian Employment Law Today BackgroundInterlocutory injunction. The ominous-sounding phrase is enough to give almost anyone the jitters. But it’s a fairly simple concept in the employment law realm, though courts are careful in granting one because of the restrictions it carries.Employers will sometimes seek an interlocutory injunction when key employees leave the company and start working for a competing firm. In essence an interlocutory injunction prevents these employees from stealing business from their old employer until the court settles legal action between the two parties. 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.