Monthly Archives: November 2010

MN Non-Compete Law Update – “Independent Consideration” in Schmit Towing, Inc. v. Frovik

In an unpublished opinion, the Minnesota Court of Appeals held that the “independent consideration” rule does not apply outside the employer / employee relationship, and specifically found that it does not apply to independent contractors. Continue reading

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Dealing with Employee Embezzlement

Employee embezzlement is expensive.  Some experts estimate that 25-40 percent of employees steal when given the opportunity, with estimates of the costs to business exceeding $400 billion dollars annually.  Employee embezzlement can take many forms, but regardless of the size … Continue reading

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