Paranoid employer goes too far

Court chastised employer for ‘forcing’ employee to sign contract with restrictive covenant limiting future work prospects
By Daniel Lublin
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 01/13/2010

Nothing infuriates a company more than news of an ex-employee soliciting away its most prized assets: the clients. But clients, much like those employees, are not sedentary. Seldom are they attracted to one company or another exclusively by virtue of the services they are offered. Rather, their loyalty often lies with the relationships built and the key employees who have built them.