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Q: Is an NDA a non-compete agreement?

I worked as a contractor for a firm in silicon valley. I was paid every two weeks. All employees at this firm are on contractor status. Everyone is paid on a twice weekly basis. as such, they are treated as salaried employees. i was laid off last week. the founder requests that i not contact their... View More

Houman Fakhimi
Houman Fakhimi
answered on Nov 23, 2012

No. An NDA limits you in disclosing trade secrets or proprietary information. In many instances employers will over reach in designating information such as client lists as trade secrets or proprietary . I would consult a attorney before contacting the customers.

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