[kwlug-disc] non-compete agreement.

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Thu Dec 31 10:53:09 EST 2009

On Thu, 31 Dec 2009, Chris Irwin wrote:

> I am under a non-compete with my current job, but what made me sign
> and accept it is that it wasn't over the top. For a period of time
> extending six months from the end of my employment I'm not allowed
> to compete in the exact niche field of police charge management
> systems. All the actual server admin skills that I actually use,
> Programming techniques I learn, and doodles I make at lunch are all
> mine to use as I please.

  makes perfect sense.  let me throw in one extra piece of advice.
don't listen to people who demand that you run such a thing past a
lawyer.  if it's written in such a way that only a lawyer would
understand its ramifications, you don't want to sign it.  *you* should
be able to understand the consequences.


Robert P. J. Day                               Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA

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