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Labor And Employment Law

HAWAI’I SUPREME COURT: Inconsistent Implementation Sinks Non-Compete Enforcement Attempt (also, violation of non-solicitation agreement requires “active initiation of contact”)

On Thursday February 17, 2022, the Hawai’i Supreme Court issued only its third significant ruling since the mid-1970s on the enforceability of post-employment restrictive covenants. The majority opinion refused to enforce a non-compete agreement on behalf of...

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Are You Ready?

Increasingly reports of harassment in the entertainment, news and political spheres are being brought to light. Victims are coming forward. Perpetrators are losing their jobs. Companies are being sued in court and heavily scrutinized by the media, as well as the...