Many companies in Texas have non-competition agreements with their employees, but not all companies enforce them. Some companies will sue the departing employees for violating non-compete agreements, even thought such agreement may not be valid under Texas laws. Others, will not bother with enforcement even though they have valid agreements on hand. The reality is that the validity of a non-compete agreement is only one factor in a company’s decision whether to enforce it.
In Texas, non-compete agreements are enforceable if they meet certain requirements and contain reasonable restrictions on the term, geographic scope and the scope of the restrained activities.
Last month, a Texas Court of Appeals denied an insurance agency’s application for a temporary injunction against its former President because it held that the
Many employees sign non-compete agreements without giving it a second thought, but then a time comes when the company starts slumping, they get a new
A Houston Court of Appeals last week found an employer’s non-compete agreement unenforceable and awarded a former employee his attorney’s fees in defending the lawsuit
The days of corporate loyalty are long gone. In today’s culture, the only thing that can prevent an employee from poaching its former employer’s clients