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Non Compete Agreement in the State of California reads... -

Any or all business' in...
Non Compete Agreement in the State of California reads... - Any or all business' in Transportation, Logistics & Warehousing within 5 local surrounding counties from employer's business'
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: CA
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: FT
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Nope. Thanks
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Non-compete agreements in California are void as a matter of public policy. It doesn't matter what the terms are, any agreement that prevents you from working after leaving your employer is not valid. Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code, Section 16600. The only exception would be if you were an owner of the business selling your interest.

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