All Items: Nondisclosure Agreements

  • Colorado Enacts Slate of New Employment Laws

    June 21, 2023

    Following an active legislative session in Colorado, employers in the Centennial State will soon have a range of new compliance obligations to manage in areas including age discrimination, harassment and nondisclosure agreements.

  • NLRB Limits on Separation Agreements Are Retroactive

    March 24, 2023

    An NLRB ruling that nondisparagement or confidentiality clauses in separation agreements are unlawful if they would restrict or interfere with an employee's labor rights applies retroactively, according to a new General Counsel guidance memo.

  • NLRB Nixes Confidentiality, Nondisparagement Clauses in Separation Agreements

    February 28, 2023

    The NLRB put the brakes on the use of nondisparagement and confidentiality clauses in separation agreements if they require employees to waive their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.

  • Congress Nixes NDAs for Sexual Assault or Harassment

    November 17, 2022

    If signed by President Biden as expected, the Speak Out Act will make nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) and nondisparagement contract clauses relating to disputes involving sexual assault and sexual harassment unenforceable by the courts if they were signed before a dispute arose.

  • Washington Bans NDAs That Silence Employee Speech About Workplace Misconduct

    March 29, 2022

    A new law bars employers from requiring or asking employees to sign provisions that bar them from disclosing illegal conduct in the workplace.

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News: Guidance for HR on the use of nondisclosure agreements to protect confidential information.