Q: If I start my own business, can the company that I work for now block me from getting contacts with the Contractor?
Can my boss call the General Contractor and tell him not to award me any bids?
It depends. For one thing, if you plan to continue working for your boss while you start the new business that competes with him, this could be risky. Further, if you have a contract with your boss that contains a non-compete provision or non-solicitation provision, this could also pose a problem.
Getting a solid grasp of this will really require careful analysis by a lawyer experienced with non-compete contracts. I recommend reaching out to one soon.
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