A covenant not to compete (also known as a non-compete clause ), is a provision included in many employment contracts that restrict an employee’s ability to work for another company in the same industry for a certain period of time. Employees (particularly those in high level positions) often gain intimate knowledge about the inner workings of a […]
Savvy marketers often say, “never let the truth get in the way of a sale.” Putting that belief into practice is never a good idea. Deliberately misleading customers for the sake of a sale may rise to the level of fraud, which no one looks upon kindly. Nevertheless, you want to describe your product in […]
Actress Kirstie Alley is facing a class action lawsuit based on her position as a spokesperson for the Organic Liaison weight loss program. In Organic Liaison advertising, Alley claims to have lost 100 pounds while using Organic Liaison products based on their proven ability to optimize weight loss results quickly and easily, reduce cravings, and […]
What if one of your restaurant’s customers lost 40 pounds in one month just by eating your sandwiches for lunch every day? No exercise, no other diet changes, just eating that sandwich seemed to make all the difference, which is strange because your regular customers seem to be getting fatter. Should you feature her […]
Terminating an employee is never easy. This unhappy chore becomes even more unpleasant when the situation calls for the employee to be escorted off the premises after being let go.