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I was reviewing my contract and the no compete clause and am
Hi,I was reviewing my contract and the no compete clause and am wondering if this contract is enforceable.I want to take a new position in Minnesota that could be considered a competitor.I do not rece… read more
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I've submitted my resume to a new employer. The employer became one of my companies clients. My company has a non compete agreement, no one can validate that i signed it. I resigned today under the im… read more
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I have put in my resignation to take on a role outside of my current company and asked for a release of my non compete. They are not releasing me and I need to ask if it's enforcable based on the lang… read more
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I am an employed physician with a 90 day notice to resign
I am an employed physician with a 90 day notice to resign without cause. And a 15 mile non compete for 12 months. I need to resign as soon as possible but want to understand IF I have any negotiating … read more
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Hi - can you answer a question regarding a non-compete agreement? I had a non-compete clause in my employment agreement. I resigned (though, it was more of a constructive termination) and the Board of… read more
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If an employer lowers your wages significantly for the same job, could there be a reason to fight a non compete contract. The company offered me 1/4 of my current salary/commission to do the exact sam… read more
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Employer terminated my employment after 12+ years and 20+ years in the same industry , no reason given. Offered to pay my salary for 1 year provided I sign an exit agreement. Seemed like a fair deal t… read more
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is a non compete clause assignable to an acquiring company
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If I break a non compete agreement with a company what are the consequences. I was paid 38 weeks lump sum a month a go and now have a job offer with a company named in my non compete agreement? What c… read more
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I was a salaried employee placed on suspension for 6 business days I was not told my pay would be held and since it's direct deposit I am just finding out. Have my rights been violated ? Next question… read more
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I just resigned from my present job. My previous employer is based in CT. I live in CA and my previous employer forced me to sign a non compete agreement to take a promotion within the company. In the… read more
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