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Illinois Non-Compete Agreements

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WeWork Runs Scared, Drops Abusive Non-Competes After State AG Threat

In a turn of events that should surprise no one, the bro-ed out start-up WeWork has caught heat for abusing employee non-compete agreements. That’s right. While holding itself as new wave, disruptive, and collaborative, WeWork has simultaneously required every single one of its 7,500 employees to sign an agreement containing a non-compete provision. This includes … Continue reading

Fisher/Unitech (Basically) Loses Non-Compete Fight Against Former Sales Exec

Call it a trend.  A number of recent cases from across the country suggest that courts are pushing back against overzealous attempts to enforce non-compete agreements against salespeople.  One of the latest examples comes out of the Illinois. In September 2010, Rodger Reaume began working in sales for Fisher/Unitech, a major reseller of computer animated … Continue reading

Bosley Loses Non-Compete Fight Against Former Doctor & Rival Hair Clinic

In the modern world, non-compete agreements are ubiquitous.  And as a result, non-compete litigation is everywhere.  For some reason, Illinois recently has played host to a number of interesting non-compete disputes.  That trend continues.  A recent case out of Cook County pitted Bosley Medical Group against their former doctor, William Yates, and a rival hair … Continue reading

Healthcare Sector Non-Competes Continue to Harm the Public

In today’s America, non-compete agreements have become ubiquitous.  Everybody has one.  The wine salesman.  The disc jockey.  The advertising executive.  Even the maid.  One of the most obscene examples of the widespread use (and abuse) of non-compete agreements is that of non-competes in the healthcare industry. Many doctors are either driven out of town – … Continue reading

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