Resolving a split among the circuit courts, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled (7-1) that, in a constructive discharge claim, the statute of limitations period isn’t triggered until the employee resigns (Green v. Brennan, No. 14-613 (5/23/16)).
The federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) became law and took effect with President Obama’s signature on May 11, 2016. The law is intended to provide some uniformity and predictability to businesses’ protection of their valuable trade secrets; however, companies that wish to take full advantage of the law’s new protections have some policy actions to take, first.
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