Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
I have worked at an IT organization in sales for just 5
I have worked at an IT organization in sales for just 5 months. And they are asking that I sign a 2 year non compete … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
15,049 satisfied customers
My company just completed a merger and I'm being asked to
My company just completed a merger and I'm being asked to sign a new non-compete /confidentiality agreement with them. I'm not concerned over the confidentiality just the non-compete agreement. … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
16,929 satisfied customers
I signed a contingent employment offer with a company which
I signed a contingent employment offer with a company which included a "non-competition, confidentiality, and invention assignment agreement." The offer is contingent upon the company being awarded th… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
57,438 satisfied customers
1) Is a non-compete agreement still in force, if one was let
1) Is a non-compete agreement still in force, if one was let go from employment due to not meeting performance metrics? 2) Would the answer change, if another manager told me it was due a corporate re… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
, I have signed a non compete clause in my service agreement.I
Hi, I have signed a non compete clause in my service agreement.I need to know is it enforceable.… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
15,049 satisfied customers
I live in Texas and my former employer is in California. I
I live in Texas and my former employer is in California. I quit 2 weeks ago.(I worked remotely as a manager for the company). Is the non compete clause I signed enforceable? I am finding that I am nea… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
An offer letter states "you will need to read, understand,
An offer letter states "you will need to read, understand, and agree to the terms and conditions of employment described in this letter, sign this letter, and return ... as described below." There are… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I have a non compete signed before I started work in my current
I have a non compete signed before I started work in my current job. That was 2003. The corporation was headquaretred in Illinois at that time. Since then the company moved HQ to Georgia. My division … read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,029 satisfied customers
At present I am working for a company that has an extremely
At present I am working for a company that has an extremely broad management agreement. My terms are listed as not being able to work anywhere in "North America" for a period of 5 years in any busines… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
Am I breaking the law by offering someone an iPod if they can
Am I breaking the law by offering someone an iPod if they can help me find a job? This person isn't a hiring manager, he just networks better than me. Basically I want him to give people he knows are … read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I currently work for a company and have a one year non compe
I currently work for a company and have a one year non compete agreement as a part of my employment. I am considering going to work for a competitor and I am concerned about the non compete agreement,… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor, BSBA
9,130 satisfied customers
I have been working with Aflac since Fe. 2010. I would like
I have been working with Aflac since Fe. 2010. I would like to go to work with a local family owned insurance company that offers several different lines (Company's) of insurance. I do not remember if… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
Can an employer in PA require an employee in CA to sign a non-compete
Can an employer in PA require an employee in CA to sign a non-compete agreement if: -there is a increase in bonus percentage but no remuneration. ie: it is for the future potential of a bonus..not tha… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
What would you advise, or recommend for adding a non-compete
What would you advise, or recommend for adding a "non-compete clause" to a non-disclosure agreement, when presenting a large company with a potential Customer, my Customer, that would be protect me fr… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
18,544 satisfied customers
I was offered a job in NJ and the corporate headquarters for
I was offered a job in NJ and the corporate headquarters for this company are in NYC. In the contract is a 12 month non-compete that says that I will NOT directly or indirectly engage in any business … read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
18,544 satisfied customers
Hello My wife and I work for a large company in Georgia and
Hello My wife and I work for a large company in Georgia and today we were part of a reduction in force. The Competition clause involved in obtaining our severance package is so broad as to preclude me… read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 satisfied customers
I had a sales rep. that signed a non compete agreement when
I had a sales rep. that signed a non compete agreement when hired. The non Compete read as follows: NON-DISCLOSURE/NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT As an employee of Byrd Printing Co., I understand that I will h… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I live in Texas. For under 45 days last year I worked for
I live in Texas. For under 45 days last year I worked for a large technology company based in Boston. I was employed as a "Director" and therefore held a "Key Employment Agreement" which in part conta… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,334 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

18,544 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