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Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants: Nebraska

Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants requirements for other states

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

Authors: Kathryn E. Jones and Homero E. Vela, Kutak Rock LLP


  • Nebraska law recognizes written and oral employment contracts. See Employment Contracts.
  • Nebraska courts may enforce restrictive covenants to protect an employer from unfair competition. See Restrictive Covenants.
  • Nebraska has adopted a Trade Secrets Act and enforces protection of proprietary information. See Trade Secrets.