Q: Can an employer require me to sign a non compete agreement after I have already resigned? I am in food services.
The business owner is threatening to withhold my wages of about $1,000 if I do not sign.
A: An employee cannot withhold an employee's check for this reason in NJ. If this occurs you should file a wage claim with NJ Department of Labor. An employee has no obligation to sign such a document after resignation.
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