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Overemployment And The Risk Of Disobeying Non-Compete Agreements

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There’s a new trend going around and it’s called overemployment. Overemployment refers to juggling two or more full-time jobs in an effort to make loads of money. It’s a far cry from the other side of the spectrum — those who don’t want to work at all. Juggling multiple remote jobs is a great… Read More »

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Staffing Agency Accused Of Illegal Non-Compete Agreements

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Non-compete agreements are often used by employers to keep workers from seeking employment with competitors. Workers will tell you that these documents are unfair, limiting their employment and making it hard to earn money. Some workers even have to move in order to conform to the terms of their non-compete agreement. However, many states… Read More »

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Job Search With A Non-Compete In Place

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You may think you got the perfect job, until you find out that your company wants you to sign a non-compete agreement. A non-compete agreement is a legal document that prohibits someone from working for a competitor for a certain period of time after they stop working for a company. Many people are asked… Read More »

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How A Noncompete Agreement In The Healthcare Industry Cost $3 Million

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Many companies use noncompete agreements to limit competition and ensure that proprietary information is kept safe. But do these documents really need to exist? A major noncompete agreement lawsuit settlement was made public, shedding some light on these controversial contracts. What happens is that one or both parties fail to read the fine print,… Read More »

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Non-Compete Agreements For Physicians

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For employees, the term “non-compete agreement” is often seen as a bad word. A non-compete agreement is a clause that states that an employee will not be allowed to take a similar position with another party. In essence, these legal documents prohibit workers from leaving a company to take up employment with a competitor… Read More »

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What Employees Should Know About Non-Compete Agreements

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There are literally millions of jobs available right now. This is putting companies in a bind, since this means there is fierce competition for jobs. It’s a worker’s market right now. If they’re not happy with working conditions, they will quit and find other employment. This is putting employers in a bind. Many are… Read More »

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Women Affected More Than Men By Non-Compete Agreements

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Non-compete agreements are controversial. They’re great for the business who is requesting one, as they prevent competition from their employees. However, they limit employment for the workers, which can lead to stagnant wages. Employees end up stuck at a company with no salary increases or advancement. There’s often no way around these restrictive agreements…. Read More »

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President Biden To Restrict Non-Compete Agreements

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Non-compete agreements have been a source of contention for many workers. Once limited to tech workers, employers in a variety of industries are using these legal documents to restrict employees from leaving the company and working for competitors. While higher-paid workers are more likely to have a non-compete agreement, low-wage workers are not immune…. Read More »

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When A Non-Compete Agreement Extends Beyond Death

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Not many things last beyond death. Marriage and alimony do not survive death, and neither should a legal agreement. However, that has happened in an incident involving a non-compete agreement. In a case in Alabama, the court ruled that the surviving parties to a non-compete agreement still had to make payments even though the… Read More »

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What Is The Future Of Non-Compete Agreements?

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When you think of non-compete agreements, you probably think that they are for high-end jobs such as those in the technology and medical fields. However, employees in virtually every industry are seeing them, from hairdressers to janitors to retail clerks to fast food workers. They cannot begin their position until they sign one. Non-compete… Read More »

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