Chicago, IL asked in Employment Law for Indiana

Q: 2 Non compete were signed at different employers within 1 year, will the second one be valid or not?

I have a girl who was previously employed with us. Resigned. Got a different position at a competitor and signed one there too. She then decided to quit that position and come back to us. Will that 2nd non compete be enforceable? Since our noncompete was in place when she started that job?

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Alexander Florian Steciuch
Alexander Florian Steciuch
  • Valparaiso, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: If both contracts are valid and signed then she is bound by the terms of both of them, therefore she could be violating at least one of them right now. However, without seeing the contracts there is no definitive answer available here. You need to sit down with an attorney have and them review both non-compete agreements. No one can review a contract without reviewing it in its entirety. Contact a local attorney to review the contracts.

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