Florida Questions and Answers about Non-competition

what action can we take if we hired a employee who broke a non-compete, and were informed after hire
We were informed the first day of his employment of notice sent to him from his previous employer. How can we get out of the contract signed with us and can we be sued for hiring him. Can we fire him ...
2 answers  |  asked Aug 11, 2014 5:15 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

release of non compete
Phyllis, my company is in litigation and will be closing down and possibly filing Chapter 7. I am not sure if I signed a non compete and we are a Florida company. I have worked for them for 30 years a...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 11, 2014 10:51 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

How to remove job offer contigency upon receiving letter from current employer releasing non-compete
I received a job offer from a NON-competitor, but they are very spooked by the non-compete I signed with my current company. The two companies don't even manufacture the same products. My current comp...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 15, 2013 12:47 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Can I be forced to sign a Non-compete / confidentiality agreement?
I am paid as and considered a 1099 contractor by the company I am working for. They do not withhold any federal taxes or provide any benefits. Other than the way I am paid, they treat me as an "employ...
2 answers  |  asked Mar 21, 2013 9:30 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Is My Employer in Breach of Contract
From December 2008 until January 2012, I worked for Paul Mitchell the School-Jacksonville, a Beauty School. After having worked for them for over two years I was forced to sign a non compete agreement...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 28, 2012 11:52 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Can an Ex Employer re-establish a document that never existed?
I'm being sued by an ex exployer that is seeking to reestablish a non compete he said I signed the first day I was employed. I never signed one or was ever approached and asked to sign one until my la...
1 answer  |  asked May 26, 2012 12:59 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

what are my chances of being my contract being upheld?
My former employer could not in time get me transfered somewhere closer to home, i was traveling 175 miles round trip. I got a offer from my current employer who had me sighn a non compete, I have bee...
1 answer  |  asked May 21, 2012 08:38 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

what are my chances of being my contract being upheld?
1 answer  |  asked May 21, 2012 08:27 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Is non-compete valid in different industry?
I have a non-compete where the first clause that i question is: 1)"The Employee shall not, at any times during the period hereof, and for ,2 years from the date of termination of this Agreement. direc...
2 answers  |  asked Apr 24, 2012 5:12 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Can I, after five employed be required to sign a non-compete contract.
Be let go the next morning and loss all my clients?
1 answer  |  asked Apr 20, 2012 2:14 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

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