New lawsuits indicate that OEMs are competing for top talent, spurring some employees to leave one ship for another. But, employees who jump ship must tread carefully: OEMs are watching what employees who leave do to ensure they don’t violate contractual agreements.
Konica Minolta Sues Former Employee Who Jumped Ship to Canon
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc. (KMBS) has asked a federal court to find that a former employee violated a non-compete provision in her contract and to issue an injunction to stop the former employee from working with a competitor. In a lawsuit filed on December 12, 2017, in the U.S. District Court for the