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Former Telus employee can continue working at Rogers: B.C. court

Media | 10/24/2018 3:58 pm EDT

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has ruled that Telus Corp. can’t stop a former employee from immediately joining Rogers Communications Inc. despite signing a contract that forbids him from jumping ship within a year. The contract Daniel Golberg signed when he joined Telus as vice-president in 2005 included a stipulation that restricted his ability to work in a senior management capacity for a competitor -- in this case, Rogers’ Media division -- in certain provinces within a year of leaving the company, which he did in August. It’s a standard agreement in employment contracts...