Is Non Compete Enforcable when laid off

I was laid off from a shoftware Company in December and have a non compete agreement signed in Feb 2001. As I was laid off is the non compete enforceable as I have since been contacted by a previous client to do some further work for them

1 answer  |  asked Jan 9, 2004 07:48 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

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Aaron Maduff
Is Non Compete Enforcable when laid off

It depends on the non-compete. If it is silent on the matter of termination, then the fact that you were terminated probably will not make it unenforceable. However, may non-competes are excessively written such that they are unenforceable and we would have to review the agreement.
Aaron Maduff

posted by Aaron Maduff  |  Jan 9, 2004 10:46 AM [EST]

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