Lower-level staff don’t have the same fiduciary obligations when they leave

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Eastside Chevrolet Oldsmobile Ltd. v. Richmond Hill Pontiac Buick GMC Ltd., 2004 CarswellOnt 2368 (Ont. S.C.J.)

Eastside Chevrolet Oldsmobile Ltd. is a car dealership in Toronto. It filed an action against three former employees and the company they later worked for, Richmond Hill Pontiac Buick GMC Ltd., claiming the employees had signed a confidentiality/non-solicitation employment agreement and were in any case bound by a common-law duty of confidentiality to their former employer.