Receiving Party’s obligations under this Agreement do not extend to information that is: (a) publicly known at the time of disclosure or subsequently becomes publicly known through no fault of the Receiving Party; (b) discovered or created by the Receiving Party before disclosure by Disclosing Party; (c) learned by the Receiving Party through legitimate means other than from the Disclosing Party or Disclosing Party’s representatives; or (d) is disclosed by Receiving Party with Disclosing Party’s prior written approval. If you run a business, and have an existing employment agreement with an employee, and need to alter it, you can use an Employee Agreement Amendment. Sometimes changes are necessary if the work responsibilities have shifted, or if you'd like to reward an employee with more vacation days. An Employment Agreement Amendment is useful when you want to change only one or two terms in an existing contract. Declaratory Relief – An order from a court sorting out the rights and legal obligations of the parties in the midst of an actual controversy. Independent Contractor NDA – Also referred to as a 1099 employee, is for contractors that will have access to sensitive information. Best efforts and compensationThis is the part of the agreement that basically says that the employee agrees to do their job to the best of their ability in good faith and that the employer will compensate them for their work. It also includes information about how they will be paid if they leave the company.