Q: I work in a dental lab,never signed a no compete,was fired for trying to do work on the side. Any legal recourse?
I approached my employer about picking up my own accounts and doing my own crowns. All I needed from him was to mill them. Everything else would have been done out of my house and would not have burdened him in any way. I offered him reimbursement for the milling. He said he did not like the idea and fired me a few days later. He told me that is why he fired me, but told unemployment it was because I was incompotent. My unemployment has been denied and I am currently appealing.
A: No legal recourse for you against your employer. If your employer does this work and you are competing while an employee, there may be legal recourse that your employer can take but that would depend on Wisconsin laws.
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