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This is a common issue, it is true the former employer can sue you for defamation, if you have made false statements about their services,
however you should not sign any agreement limiting your access to former customers, clients or employees, as they should have had you do this before you left,
it seems that they are trying to coerce you into signing a non compete and non solicit agreement with these threats,
If they do sue you, it would be for defamation,
and if you can prove your claims, they would lose,
you would not be found as violating any State law if you were telling the trusth,
also since you never signed any non solicit agreement or non compete,
they cannot limit you from contacting any customers,
I would only sign such an agreement if you are offered a severance or bonus.
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The employer did purchase goods from China. My only proof is my word against theirs. Warehouse employees removed the word "china" before selling the goods. If I were sued would I be able to subpoena the warehouse workers?
I worked there for 7 years.
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