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Are Non-Competes Enforceable During the Coronavirus Crisis?

By Godfrey Legal |

More than 16 million people have been laid off from their jobs since the coronavirus pandemic started sweeping America in March. Chances are some of these employees had non-compete agreements in place. Non-compete agreements make it difficult for employees to take the information and skills they learned and use them to work for competitors…. Read More »

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Non-Compete Agreements Hurting the U.S Economy

By Godfrey Legal |

The president is trying to create more jobs. Minimum wage seems to go up almost every year. Still, the United States’ economy is still not booming like it should. Why not? Blame it on the companies. Companies are doing what they can to stay competitive. Nobody wants to waste time and money on a… Read More »

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You’re Asked to Sign a Non-Compete. What Should You Do?

By Godfrey Legal |

No matter what type of business you own, there’s always going to be some competition. This is especially true in the technology industry, but every company is going to face some degree of competition at some point. Each company deals with competition differently. Some create better products to stay ahead of the competition. Others… Read More »

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Should Interns Be Forced to Sign Non-Compete Agreements?

By Godfrey Legal |

It seems like all sorts of companies are taking steps to protect themselves from the actions of their employees. This is typically done through a document called a non-compete agreement. These agreements help eliminate competition by limiting where an employee can work should they decide to leave the company. In this job market, this… Read More »

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How Non-Compete Agreements in the Healthcare Industry Affect Patients

By Godfrey Legal |

Many companies require that their employees sign non-compete agreements. These agreements are restrictive in nature and prohibit employees from working with competitors should they separate from the company. Non-compete agreements are becoming increasingly common in various industries, particularly highly competitive fields such as technology. Healthcare workers are also subject to these agreements, and it… Read More »

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Hairstylist in Violation of Non-Compete Agreement, According to Beauty Spa

By Godfrey Legal |

In the past, non-compete agreements were exclusively used in the technology industry as well as for high-paying executive positions. Nowadays, they are used in nearly all industries, even low-paying ones. Hairstylists are even subject to them, and it’s causing a multitude of problems. A health and beauty spa is taking their case to court,… Read More »

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What to Know About Non-Compete and Anti-Poaching Agreements

By Godfrey Legal |

Most employment situations are at will, meaning that employers do not have to hire a person if they do not want to, and a person does not have to work at a certain company if they do not want to. However, this does not mean that a person can necessarily work wherever they want…. Read More »

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How to Get Out of a Non-Compete Agreement

By Godfrey Legal |

More and more employers are asking employees to sign non-compete agreements. Companies draft these agreements to keep employees from leaving the company, taking all the trade secrets and data they used and work for a competitor. This has happened to many companies, causing profit loss and damages. Companies have a lot of lose in… Read More »

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When Non-Compete Agreements Go Too Far

By Godfrey Legal |

When you think of non-compete agreements, you may think of them being used by technology companies with trade secrets. While that may have been the situation in the past, companies in virtually every industry are now using these agreements not only to protect themselves, but also limit employees’ ability to work. Companies large and… Read More »

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