Legal Question in Employment Law in Illinois

Is it legal to make all employees sign a no compete agreement? It states that I cannot work for another competing company for two years and a 50 mile radius. And there is no compensation for this agreement.

Asked on 9/16/13, 7:17 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Betty Tsamis Tsamis Law Firm PC

Generally speaking, the non compete you describe would be upheld in IL if you continued to work for this employer for at least two years. Depending upon your position, some employers are willing to negotiate the terms of a non compete. Please consider engaging a qualified attorney with experience in these. Agreements to give you specific guidance.

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Answered on 9/17/13, 3:42 am

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