Ohio Questions and Answers about Non-competition: Trade secrets

Can an employer prevent a part-time employee from working at an additional job?
Our company just instituted a new employee ethics policy that prohibits full and part time employees from working at any other employer without prior senior management approval. As the workforce is 80...
1 answer  |  asked May 17, 2011 8:32 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Will a non compete hold up if my employer has changed my compensation several times since ive signed
I signed a non compete when I was being hired. Within the last 3 years my employer has changed my compensaton package (cutting my pay) several times. I have been in my industry my entire working caree...
2 answers  |  asked Feb 18, 2011 12:12 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

How can I get my former employer to waiver my non-compete?
I was layed off in April 2008 by my former employer. In June 2010 I asked them to waiver my non-compete which I would then resign and take employment elsewhere. They declined, claiming that I have tra...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 28, 2010 6:59 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Employer asking me to violate their own trade secret aggreement.
Two years ago my employer had me sign a non-compete and a trade secrets agreement. However, since then my employer has repeatedly asked me to violate the trade secrets agreement (and possibly the non-...
2 answers  |  asked Mar 31, 2010 10:50 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Stolen Confidential Information
I am being sued by my former employer for using "stolen confidential information" to solicit business from their clients. The client in question was also sued but subsequently dismissed. The client di...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 20, 2008 7:48 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Business Already Existed On The Side
I work in the construction industry, specifically in concrete. Several months ago, I began to manufacture my own line of decorative concrete tables and vases that I have created on my own time using m...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 26, 2005 11:31 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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