i have a 6 month non-compete. if i hate my job, then isn't this to my advantage to just quit?

that way, i can emjoy 6 months paid and not have to work and just take soem time off. thanks!

1 answer  |  asked Mar 16, 2010 6:10 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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Patricia Pastor
If your non-compete agreement has a 6-month term, this usually prevents you from working for a competing company or operating a competing business of your own for a period of six months from your termination or resignation from employment.

I'm not sure why you believe you will be paid for six months, unless your employment agreement provides for six months' severance pay upon termination.

You should ask an attorney to review your agreement before you take such a drastic step.

posted by Patricia Pastor  |  Mar 16, 2010 6:18 PM [EST]

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