Lock Haven, PA asked in Employment Law and Elder Law for Pennsylvania

Q: My job is a caregiver

I recently switched company's and my client I had with my old company changed to the current company I'm with now before I started there the client in question wants me to still be their caregiver and I would too but we both signed a paper in short that can't happen until a year has passed is there a way I can work for that client again my new company is fine with it but I don't want to my old company to sue me or the client they are like family to me and the old company would go after them because they have money.

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Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
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A: It sounds like you have a non-compete and/or non-solicitation agreement with your former employer. If the agreement is enforceable, and you violate the terms, your former employer can sue you and your new employer. You should have your contract containing the non-compete/non-solicitation provisions reviewed by an employment attorney in your area to discuss your options.

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