Good morning from Virginia – where non-competes flourish to the detriment to employees, competition and capitalism. (Fun statement to type, one I believe but is rather controversial).
If you would like to spend a few minutes hearing my comments on non-competes in Virginia, and the likelihood of change soon – enjoy the above 11 min soliloquy. Hit the download here button.
Are you a journalist with a non-compete. You are not alone. Read more here: https://www.cjr.org/business_of_news/non-compete-agreement-journalism.php
Amazon employee with a non-compete? Watch out, you may be the scape goat for future litigation. Read more here: https://www.geekwire.com/2017/business-personal-amazon-web-services-decides-enforce-non-compete-contracts/
Worried you may be a target of litigation after your next job transition? Me too. Read more here and please notice the painful analogy between flies and non-compete agreements: http://virginianoncompete.com/2010/03/29/the-life-cycle-of-a-non-compete/
Advice: Don’t sign one.
If you must – ban together with other employees to make them more palatable.
If you can’t – move to California where they are void and get a job there.