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Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants: Louisiana

Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Elizabeth A. Roussel, Adams and Reese LLP

Summary

  • In Louisiana, certain elements must be included to create an employment contract. See Employment Contracts.
  • Louisiana has laws specifically governing the enforceability of noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements between employees and employers. See Restrictive Covenants.
  • Kansas has adopted a version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and enforces protection of proprietary information. See Trade Secrets.