Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants: Arkansas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: E. B. Chiles IV, Cameron C. McCree and Amber Davis-Tanner, Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull & Burrow PLLC
- Arkansas will enforce employment contracts whose terms are sufficient to demonstrate the mutual assent of the parties. See Employment Contracts.
- Arkansas does not favor the use of restrictive covenants, but under certain circumstances, such agreements will be enforced. See Restrictive Covenants.
- Arkansas has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, which protects employers against disclosure of their proprietary information. See Trade Secrets.