Clause that required veterinarian to pay former employer if she set up practice in same area enforceable
In Rhebergen v. Creston Veterinary Clinic Ltd., 2014 BCCA 97, the majority of the BC Court of Appeal ruled that a non-compete type clause in an employment agreement that required a veterinarian to pay her former employer prescribed amounts if she set up her own practice in the same area within a three year total period, was enforceable.
The headnote / summary of the case is as follows: read more »
SNC-Lavalin, the scandal plagued engineering and construction firm, announced today that it is rolling out a temporary amnesty program for current employees to encourage them to report potential corruption and anti-competition matters. The full media release is as follows:
Montreal | May 27, 2013
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC) announces it is launching a company-wide Amnesty Program to encourage current employees to report potential corruption and anti-competition matters in which they may have direct or indirect knowledge. The Amnesty Program is intended to assist SNC-Lavalin in its efforts to fully gather and assess the facts associated with corporate ethics matters in order to resolve them. read more »