Notes On: Safeguarding Personnel Information as Trade Secrets or Other Confidential or Protected Matter
Kraus, Anthony, Labor Law Journal
Protecting company personnel information against its disclosure to and exploitation by competitors has been widely recognized by courts as a legitimate concern. In Freedom of Information Act litigation, courts have concluded in some instances that releasing a business's employee roster and related information would lead to employee raiding and have found them to be immune from disclosure under Exemption 4, applicable to trade secrets and other confidential commercial information.1 In some bankruptcy proceedings, judges have sealed such information to avoid facilitating the piracy of the debtor company's personnel and aggravating its already precarious financial …
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Publication information: Article title: Notes On: Safeguarding Personnel Information as Trade Secrets or Other Confidential or Protected Matter. Contributors: Kraus, Anthony - Author. Journal title: Labor Law Journal. Volume: 63. Issue: 4 Publication date: Winter 2012. Page number: 245+. © CCH Incorporated: Health & Human Resources Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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