If you’re an employee in Texas and you’re bound by a non-compete agreement, you may wonder if you can argue that the agreement is “unfair” and win. The answer is yes, at least in some cases. In a recent case, a Texas Court of Appeals found that it would be unfair to enforce a 1-year non-compete agreement against an employee who only worked for his employer less than 5 months and was let go without cause.
Employers should follow three rules when firing: fire quickly, document reasons, have paperwork and witnesses ready.
There is a pretty cool but not well-known tool that employees in Texas can use to find out if they are being underpaid. It’s a
The organizations that oppose a non-compete ban in the United States include US Chamber of Commerce, American Medical Association, the Restaurant Law Center, members of US Senate, and the Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association.
Today, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a proposed rule that would ban non-compete agreements between employers and workers, including both employees and independent contractors.
Despite what you might see on Suits on another legal show, where lawyers get their clients out of bad contracts simply by fast talking or