Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants: North Dakota
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Joel Fremstad and Lynn Block, Fremstad Law
- In North Dakota, an employment contract to render personal service cannot be enforced against the employee beyond two years. See Employment Contracts.
- North Dakota has laws specifically governing the enforceability of noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements between employees and employers. See Restrictive Covenants.
- North Dakota has adopted a version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and enforces protection of proprietary information. See Trade Secrets.