Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
I need guidance from a lawyer to say what I can't do / what
I need guidance from a lawyer to say what I can't do / what I can do after signing a non-compete/non-solicitation agreement from a employer that I just got fired from. Can I start my own business in t… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,334 satisfied customers
I am currently in full time employment in a managerial
Hi, I am currently in full time employment in a managerial position however I am working on a software side project outside of work hours. There is a junior developer (not within my department) who wo… read more
Attorney2020
Attorney2020
Lawyer
2,480 satisfied customers
I have been working as a contractor in Sweden American
I have been working as a contractor in Sweden for an American registered company. There's a standard non-compete clause in it. The company in question works in the open source. My contract has now end… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,318 satisfied customers
I am going to hire a software engineer who was forced (if you
I am going to hire a software engineer who was forced (if you don't sign this you are fired) to sign a non-compete agreement in that he is not allowed to go to work competitor. I am in Florida but I t… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,066 satisfied customers
I work for a construction software company. On my own time
I work for a construction software company. On my own time I created a plug-in (like an app) that interfaces with the construction software. This plugin is an additional purchase option when buying th… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
My Non Compete Agreement states: I acknowledge during my
My Non Compete Agreement states: I acknowledge during my employment I will have access to and knowledge of Proprietary Information. To protect the Company's Proprietary Information, I agree that durin… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I have a parttime audiology practice with current patients.
I have a parttime audiology practice with current patients. I accepted a job selling hearing aids at a company that uses a specific product with specific software. I cannot use that product or softwar… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
11,396 satisfied customers
I am about to present my resignation letter and I have a non-competitive
I am about to present my resignation letter and I have a non-competitive agreement with my current employee, I will be hired as a contractor by one of our existing customers so I was wondering if I ca… read more
TexLaw
TexLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
4,347 satisfied customers
I live in Georgia, currently employed with a OSS/BSS Software
I live in Georgia, currently employed with a OSS/BSS Software development company (NetCracker Technologies) for 20 years 7 month. I have a NDA signed with them. The purchased my company in May 16, 201… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,334 satisfied customers
I currently work as Tech support for a software company, I
I currently work as Tech support for a software company, I intend to quit my current employment and work for a competitor that does similar work, also doing tech support. The legal team of the future … read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
I recently began employement within the state of Massachusetts
I recently began employement within the state of Massachusetts for a software company (referred forward as Company B). I joined to work as a product manager on a product which was in the same area whe… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
I currently work for a Software Developer as an ERP implementation
I currently work for a Software Developer as an ERP implementation consultant. I am interested in pursuing an opportunity with another software company as an Account Manger (sales) with a competing ER… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I worked at a company for 72 days before getting laid off.
I worked at a company for 72 days before getting laid off. I signed a non-compete agreement, however was not even there for 90 days and on top of that was escorted out upon returning from lunch withou… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,334 satisfied customers
I need help on my non-compete clause of my employment agreement.
I need help on my non-compete clause of my employment agreement. I work for a company based at Boise of Idaho for a client in cupertino California… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
I am an independent software consultant who contraced for a
I am an independent software consultant who contraced for a consulting company. Discontinued my association with the consulting company because after working with them for 8 months they were continuou… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,982 satisfied customers
I have a non-compete agreement that includes a clause about
I have a non-compete agreement that includes a clause about the company owning copyright rights and ownership of anything I create during the term or my employment and up to 1 year after leaving the c… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
My New York non compete agreement states as follows You agree
My New York non compete agreement states as follows: You agree that during the term of your employment and for a period of six months from the date of your employment you will not whether on behalf of… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,318 satisfied customers
I am a 64 year old white male and was fired today from a 15 ...
I am a 64 year old white male and was fired today from a 15 year job with a software company. They said it was because of communication issues with the owner. I was totally blindsided by this. I have … read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I must thank you all for such a positive and knowledgeable Expert in your Employment Law category. She has provided much relief and answers for me in the midst of dealing with a case. I am totally pleased with her customer service and care.

MildredWashington, DC

Excellent direction from Socrateaser to help me preserve and pursue my rights as a proud American who has become unemployed in this messed-up economic downfall. Thank you

Happy CustomerDenver, CO

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Employment Lawyer

13,334 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

12,490 satisfied customers

Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs. exp in Employment Law

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

12,478 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping employers and employees.

JB Umphrey

JB Umphrey

Lawyer

6,273 satisfied customers

Assisting employees and employers for over 14 years.

John

John

Employment Lawyer

4,029 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

3,007 satisfied customers

I provide employment and discrimination law advice in my own practice.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,893 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x