Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants: Kansas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Alan L. Rupe and Aaron Sauerwein, Kutak Rock LLP
- Employment contracts are prevalent in some professions in Kansas and state law permits employees to bargain collectively through representatives. See Employment Contracts.
- Kansas courts enforce restrictive covenants to protect an employer from unfair competition. See Restrictive Covenants.
- Kansas has adopted a version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and enforces protection of proprietary information. See Trade Secrets.