Stark & Stark’s Employment Group authored the article, Garden Leave Provisions: A growing trend in employment agreements, for the New Jersey Law Journal’s April 18, 2011 Employment & Immigration Law Supplement.
The article reviews the history of the garden leave and its advantages and disadvantages to New Jersey employers in determining whether a garden leave provision should be used in employment contracts. Historically, New Jersey courts have had scant experience interpreting garden leave provisions in employment contracts. A garden leave provision requires an employee to give advance notice of a defined length of time before terminating the employee’s employment.
You can read the full article online here.