An employee recently posted on Reddit that his former employer demanded that he sign a non-compete agreement a month after he had been fired and
Often, the first step in enforcing a non-compete agreement is obtaining a temporary restraining order in court. However, if such order does not contain the right language, it may have no legal effect.
With all this talk about how the federal government is about to ban non-compete agreements, many might think they no longer need to worry about
Unpaid commissions and bonuses can be a frustrating situation for Texas employees who were promised compensation upon achieving certain goals. Fortunately, there are legal options available to pursue when employers fail to fulfill their payment obligations.
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.