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My employer let me go as part of a reduction in force but realized

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My employer let me go as part of a reduction in force but realized after the fact this voided my non compete agreement. They now are stating due to findings I should have been let go for cause therefore the non-compete is valid. Is it possible for them to change 60 days after to prevent my seeking employment with a competitor?
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NO they cannot just change the reason for your termination at their whim to try to save their non-compete agreement. In fact, such a change would be seen as bad faith and would likely give you grounds to seek attorney's fees from them in addition to your damages if you are forced to go to court against them to win your case against them for breach of contract.

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