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Will COVID-19 Change How Non-Competes are Enforced?

If you’re one of the millions who were laid off due to the coronavirus, you’re probably planning to seek employment as soon as the economy reopens. There’s no doubt that the job market will be crowded and competitive, and your best or only opportunity may be to work for a competitor of your former company. Because this is an unprecedented situation, you may be wondering if the courts will show any leniency on your non-compete agreement. Can you be sued for taking that job? As most lawyers will answer, “It depends.”

Enforcement depends on the facts

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