Q: noncompete with franchisee, quit, want to work for same franchise but under a different franchisee. enforceable?
the noncompete basically just says : this franchisee, after cessation 1 year following within 25 miles no working for same industry for any other employer, and the basic other stuff in noncompetes, but it also has this clause
"Employee acknowledges that this agreement to not compete is a material basis for the
offer of employment, and Employee agrees that he/she has been afforded an adequate
opportunity to consider whether he/she will be able to comply with the terms of this
agreement, including consideration as to whether Employee will be able to maintain his/her
livelihood during the year following the cessation of his/her employment with [REDACTED]"
A: You would need to sit down with an attorney and go through the specifics of your situation and the specific documents to see whether a specific non-compete clause is likely going to be enforced against you or not. Your question requires too specific an answer than can be given on a general information posting board such as this.
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