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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Non-Compete Agreements in the Age of COVID-19

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Many companies use non-compete agreements to keep employees from working for competitors and sharing trade secrets. Non-competes are used in a variety of industries, from technology to finance to health care to media. Even beauty salons and fast food restaurants use them for their employees. Employees don’t typically like these agreements because they are… Read More »


Why Non-Compete Agreements Should Be Eliminated

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The coronavirus pandemic has left tens of millions of Americans out of work. To try to get people back into the workforce, it’s imperative that we do things that promote fairness and equality in the workplace. This is especially true as the country deals with racism and other social issues. One way to do… Read More »


Are Non-Competes Enforceable During the Coronavirus Crisis?

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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 »


Non-Compete Agreements Hurting the U.S Economy

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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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