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Junior Member
What is the name of your state?What is the name of your state? Kentucky/Texas

When hired I signed a form titled as my subject question and later discovered it had a selection labeled- No Solicitation or Interference. The verbage refers to not influencing any customer, supplier, or employee of the company to terminate their relationship with the company for a period of one year after employment. Is this a no compete contract and will it hold up if I leave this company and go to work for a competitor in the sales field?


Senior Member
No, it's not a non-compete. A non-compete limits who you can work for. If you didn't sign a non-compete, you can leave and work for anyone you choose.

This agreement is exactly what it says it is - an agreement between you and the employer that if you leave their employment, you will not "solicit" any customer, supplier, or employee of the company for the following 12 months.

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