Contracts with Employees in the U.S.

Assembled by Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD

This section of the library provides miscellaneous information which may be helpful as an overview of various aspects of business law in the United States of America. Businesses designing personnel policies should obtain advice from an attorney specializing in the area of employee laws. Businesses requiring legal advice regarding potential or current litigation should seek counsel from an attorney.

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Basics and General Information
"At-Will" Employment and Contracts
Non-Compete Agreements
CEO Contracts
Miscellaneous Topics

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Basics and General Information

Employees vs. Contractors -- What's the Difference?
The Basics Of Employment Contracts

"At-Will" Employment and Contracts

Employment At Will: What Does It Mean?
At-Will Employment
What to Watch for With CEO Contracts (applicable to nonprofits)

Non-Compete Agreements

Sample non-compete agreement
Non-Competition Agreements Between Businesses
Safeguarding Success -- Finding The Value For Non-compete Agreements
A Definition of Non-Compete
Non-compete Agreements: Are They Reinforceable?

CEO Contracts

Contracts for Nonprofit Executives
Negotiating the Nonprofit CEO Contract
Sample Employment Agreement

Misc. Topics and Sample Contracts

Confidentiality agreements
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act


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