Drafting restrictive covenants and making them stick

It can be an uphill battle for employers trying to protect their business interests when employees leave, but enforceable restrictive covenants are doable
By Pamela Chan
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 11/11/2015

When an employee leaves employment, there can be concern over whether the employee will keep the employer’s information confidential or use skills learned with the employer against it. Restrictive covenants can help protect employers in such circumstances, but they are difficult to legally enforce. Read on below for key points in drafting enforceable restrictive covenants.