Two employees who clicked “accept” on an online form in order to receive a bonus were bound by additional language that included an agreement to not compete in the future.  Messrs. Lynch and Halpin worked in sales for ADP, and every year to collect their annual bonuses, they had to “accept” a non-compete agreement through a “clickwrap” button on an internal company webpage. They claimed, however, to be unaware that by accepting the bonus they were also consenting to a non-compete agreement. In ADP, LLC v. Lynch and Halpin, No. 16-3617 (3d Cir. Feb. 7, 2017) (slip op.), the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the grant of a preliminary injunction by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in favor of employer ADP against former employees Lynch and Halpin. Continue Reading