What Is Non-Compete Law?

traverselegal - December 28, 2011 - Non-Compete Law Basics, Noncompete Law

A non-compete and trade secret agreement is a contract signed by an employee where he or she agrees that they will not engage in certain employment within a certain geographic area for a certain period of time after they quit or are fired. Likewise, a non-solicitation agreements preclude a terminated employee from contacting the employer’s customers or remaining employees after leaving employment.

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