Can a hospital prevent an occupational therapist from working for another hospital in a non-compete?

I accepted an offer for employment in another state via phone conversation. I quit my job, sold my house and was in process of moving to Illinois. I was then told I had to sign a non-compete or the job wouldn't be here for me, so I signed it, feeling I had no other option. I now would like to work for another hospital in the same city. My current employer is trying to hold me to a non-compete. My question is...if I possess no trade secrets, have no client base (I work on the floors of a hospital, not in outpatient), and have received no specialized training from my current employer, is the non-compete enforceable?

1 answer  |  asked Jan 9, 2011 9:24 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

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Alejandro Caffarelli
If you are interested in scheduling an initial consultation, please do not hesitate to contact me directly to arrange a date and time for a consultation. Our attorneys charge $190 for a consultation to review non-competes.

If you have any questions, or if you would like to schedule a consultation, I may be reached at (312) 540-1230.

posted by Alejandro Caffarelli  |  Jan 10, 2011 10:12 AM [EST]

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