The Law at Work: When employer secrets aren’t really secret

Dan Eaton’s latest The Law at Work column in the San Diego Union-Tribune – “When employer secrets aren’t really secret” – addresses a recent California appeals court ruling which demonstrates the gap between what a company and what the law may consider a violation of a nondisclosure agreement (NDA). Dan uses an incident regarding software developer Machine Zone and a former employee’s anonymous review on Glassdoor.com show that an NDA is not violated if what is disclosed is too vague to be competitively useful, was publicly disclosed by the company, or is false. Click here to read the full article.

 

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