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Condo Media Magazine Friday, November 24, 2017

Condo Media magazine, the official publication of CAI-NE, offers timely information and resources for New England communities. Monthly issues contain articles on association operations and management; national, state and local legislative updates; a classified directory of association service providers; calendar of regional events; frequently asked questions; and much more.

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November 2017
Tis the season … to begin worrying about holiday decorations. Visions of oversized Santas, garish lights, religious symbols—and the anticipation (or memories) of the angry reactions these decorations can produce—send association managers and trustees perennially in search of aspirin and advice. You’re on your own for the aspirin, but we asked a couple of managers and an attorney to share their insights and ideas for ensuring that the holidays are marked by “good cheer” and not marred by unpleasant conflicts. Our takeaway, and yours, as well, we hope: Peace on earth probably isn’t within reach, but peace in your community may be.

Restrictive covenant agreements are frequently relied upon by employers to restrict the future activities of former employees following their separation from employment. These agreements are sometimes generically referred to as a “non-compete,” but there are three types of restrictive covenants that employers commonly use: - non-competition (or “non-compete”) agreements - non-solicitation agreements - non-disclosure agreements Each of these types of agreements prohibits an employee from engaging in certain activities after his or her employment has ended. Restrictive covenant agreements were originally relied on in the business world to ensure that key employees with knowledge of the inner workings of their employers could not accept employment with a competitor, solicit fellow employees to leave the employer, and/or disclose the employer’s trade secrets to their new employer’s advantage. Once limited to senior executives, restrictive covenant agreements are now being utilized by employers to bind employees at all levels.
Donna T. Salvidio, Esq.

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