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TheCowsCameHome Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-07-09 07:12 AM
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5. How can they cut him off cold and then say he can't compete?
These b****rds really think they own their employees, even when they dump them.

Man, that stinks to high heaven.
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  -A friend of mine was laid off yesterday after 16 years with his Company. Raven  Feb-07-09 06:50 AM   #0 
  - Is this a non-compete clause? My limited undertanding is that they are unenforceable.  mdavies013   Feb-07-09 06:58 AM   #1 
  - Not in Florida. The courts will enforce them. nt  tsuki   Feb-07-09 08:16 AM   #14 
  - Severance pay for a layoff? Sounds more like the company is closing  B Calm   Feb-07-09 06:59 AM   #2 
  - The waiver is certain to limit his rights to sue his ex-employer  gristy   Feb-07-09 07:00 AM   #3 
  - Raven is an attorney.  trof   Feb-07-09 07:17 AM   #6 
     - Labor laws have  H2O Man   Feb-07-09 12:03 PM   #24 
  - My husband had that happen to him.  fasttense   Feb-07-09 07:03 AM   #4 
  - How can they cut him off cold and then say he can't compete?  TheCowsCameHome   Feb-07-09 07:12 AM   #5 
  - That's Republiconomics  SpiralHawk   Feb-07-09 07:23 AM   #8 
  - Non-compete agreements are fairly standard  peace frog   Feb-07-09 08:38 AM   #18 
  - I had to sign a waiver when I was laid off in 2004  life long demo   Feb-07-09 07:20 AM   #7 
  - Friend of mine, same thing. She was asked to sign a paper that  monmouth   Feb-07-09 07:24 AM   #9 
  - the lsat time I got zapped  melm00se   Feb-07-09 07:25 AM   #10 
  - Got my paper in 1992 and they held my vacation and  exboyfil   Feb-07-09 07:35 AM   #12 
  - I don't see any reason to sign anything. n/t  Hugin   Feb-07-09 07:29 AM   #11 
  - Yes!  FarLeftRage   Feb-07-09 07:52 AM   #13 
  - It is just a waiver saying you won't sue. (I just got laid off after 18 yrs)  wartrace   Feb-07-09 08:31 AM   #15 
  - Tell him to call his state labor board  Coyote_Bandit   Feb-07-09 08:32 AM   #16 
  - When I got laid off, they put a non-compete clause and asked me to sign it.  crispini   Feb-07-09 08:35 AM   #17 
  - probably that he will not sue or class action or collect unemployment  2Design   Feb-07-09 09:04 AM   #19 
  - If I recall, it had to do with any injury claim for Workers comp. or future lawsuits.  Blue Diadem   Feb-07-09 09:50 AM   #20 
  - A company I worked for did that to a Friend of Mine  Geek_Girl   Feb-07-09 10:07 AM   #21 
  - My company does that - standard procedure. Signing away rights  Thickasabrick   Feb-07-09 10:29 AM   #22 
  - That is really too bad.  applegrove   Feb-07-09 11:57 AM   #23 
  - I know the one I signed at the end of January 2009  whistler162   Feb-07-09 12:30 PM   #25 
  - ****dup***  whistler162   Feb-07-09 12:30 PM   #26 
  - I was supposed to sign a waiver to get 4 weeks severance  DemReadingDU   Feb-07-09 01:32 PM   #27 

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