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When A Non-Compete Agreement Extends Beyond Death

By Godfrey Legal |

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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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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

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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?

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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

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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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