Monthly Archives: April 2008

Two Judges to Bear Stearns: No Injunction to Enforce “Garden Leave” Provisions

It is not uncommon for employment agreements, particularly those involving senior employees, to contain provisions requiring that the employee give notice of his or her intention to leave. These “mandatory notice” provisions can have a duration of as little as two weeks and as much as six months. Employers explain them as being intended to minimize the disruption to operations (and customers) caused by the abrupt departure of a valued employee.… More