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Proposed Bill Would Ban Non-Competes for Florida Doctors

By Godfrey Legal |

In the past, IT workers and highly paid CEOs and other executives were the only ones ordered to sign non-compete agreements. Nowadays, virtually any type of worker can be subject to such an agreement. Even traditionally low-paying jobs in fast food and retail are subject to them. Hair stylists, janitors, journalists, and those in… Read More »

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Non-Compete Agreements To End For Millions Of Workers

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Generally, people have the right to quit a job and work somewhere else. However, millions of people are limited due to non-compete agreements. A non-compete agreement is a clause in an employment contract that limits where an employee can work. It generally prevents employees from working for competitors in a specified geographic area for… Read More »

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Effects Of Non-Compete Agreements

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Non-compete agreements are a controversial subject. These contracts are between employer and employee and prohibit the employee from competing with their former employer upon separation. The non-compete may prohibit activities such as working for a competitor, starting a competing business, hiring former colleagues, or developing competing products or services. These documents often include geographic… Read More »

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Overemployment And The Risk Of Disobeying Non-Compete Agreements

By Godfrey Legal |

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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