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Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts – When is this a good idea??

In our practice, we often see mandatory arbitration clauses in employment contracts.  Whether you are an employee or an employer will often dictate if these arbitration clauses are favorable for you. What is Arbitration? Arbitration dictates that a case is heard out of a courthouse, in front of an arbitrator who decides the case. The […]

Your Business May Need a Non-Solicitation Agreement

Last fall, BBU published a blog post on non-competition agreements. This post addresses how your business may benefit from a non-solicitation agreement. If your business hires particularly skilled employees, or through the term of their employment they will acquire crucial information about how your business operates and thrives, you may have given some thought to […]

What Does Wrongful Termination Mean in Colorado?

Even in at-will employment states, there are times when firing an employee is against the law. Colorado is an at-will employment state, which means that an employer does not have to have any valid reason or good cause to fire employees. Employers can be unfair or unreasonable in making decisions to fire, without being legally […]

Non-Compete Agreements – When are they Enforceable?

As a business owner, you’d probably like to limit your former employees from taking the skills, information and “know how” learned at your company to a competitor. You may be able to accomplish this feat by having them sign a non-compete agreement or restrictive covenant during the hiring process— but beware! Colorado law is quite […]