Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants: Pennsylvania
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Christin Choi, Fisher Phillips
- Employment contracts may be express, implied, verbal and/or written. See Employment Contracts.
- Restrictive covenants are enforceable in Pennsylvania to the extent that they are reasonably necessary for the protection of the employer's protectable business interests. See Restrictive Covenants.
- Pennsylvania has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) and enforces protection of proprietary information. See Trade Secrets.