Pennsylvania Questions and Answers about Non-competition

is it legal to fire someone for working for a specific company?
I currently work for a security firm part time. the Business partners have split and there are now 2 new companies. Partner 1 has said if you work for Partner 2 then you can't work for him. However yo...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 18, 2014 12:40 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Would the non compete keep me from getting a new job?
I am working in Recruitment at a Home Care company for seniors in their homes. I am looking to work at an Assisted Living as a Sales Manager. My non compete says to not work for a like company for 2 y...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 31, 2013 3:06 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

As a 1099 employee after a year I am being asked to sign a non-compete
After just over a year of working with a company as a 1099, they are now asking for me to sign a non-compete agreement. The company is a marketing agency that currently is exclusive to the hospitality...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 15, 2012 7:21 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can restrictive covenants of employment contract w/6 mo. pay, exceed 12 month period ?
Signed employment contract, employed for 7 months, separated, received 6 months pay as agreed, but has restrictive covenants that extend to 24 months. Its been more that 12 months since separation, is...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 3, 2012 10:19 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can a non-compete clause be enforceable if my distributor's area has changed?
When first being hired by my company, I signed a non compete listing counties that the non compete was held to. If my employer no longer has the distribution rights to many of those counties and areas...
2 answers  |  asked Aug 1, 2012 6:24 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can my employer enforce 3rd party do not compete I was not aware of?
My boss has put a division of our company up for sale. He made sure to contact all companies in our industry in a 50 mile radius. He made them sign a confidentiality agreement (understandable) but a c...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 3, 2012 11:20 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is the non-compete agreement still valid after the sale of the company?
As part of being employed by the company I currently work for I had to sign a non-compete agreement on my first day, which included a miles restriction and a 1 year term. If I did not sign the agreeme...
2 answers  |  asked May 23, 2012 4:02 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

7 months AFTER accepting employment?
I have been working for a tool and die shop for the last 7 months. I am the information technology administrator and provide strictly computer and IT support. When I accepted the position, there was n...
2 answers  |  asked Mar 12, 2012 1:28 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Question on a Unique Non Competition Agreement
I have a Non Competition Agreement with my Employer "XYZ" and i am working for a customer based out of Allentown,PA 1) It states "The Agreement shall be Constructed in accordance with the Laws of the ...
3 answers  |  asked Feb 27, 2012 10:33 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

How do I get out of my Noncompete contract from a previous employer?
I worked for a home health aide company located in Fairfield, PA for less than four months. Toward the end of my employment there, I was led to another job where it would better hours, more convenient...
2 answers  |  asked Feb 3, 2012 3:23 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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