Understanding Non-Compete Agreements


Non-Compete Agreements are designed to give you the power to prohibit employees from engaging in business with competitors. However, the potential criteria and enforceability of these agreements can be hard to discern, leaving business owners with a lot of questions. Details on Non-Competes vary widely from state to state, so it’s important to know your state and local laws. Stick around to learn more about how to navigate Non-Compete Agreements.

In this episode, we’ll cover:

  • What is a Non-Compete Agreement

  • Whether freelancers or contractors can or should sign a Non-Compete

  • General criteria for a Non-Compete: time, location, and scope/industry

  • Why Non-Competes are hard to create and enforce

  • States that will non enforce a Non-Compete

  • Additional criteria you might find in state laws about Non-Competes

  • Alternatives to Non-Compete Agreements

Need guidance on a non-compete? Email me at andrea@andreasager.com.

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