36 minutes | Aug 5, 2021

Are Employment Non-Competes Enforceable & Ethical?

In his July 9th "Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy," President Biden encouraged the Federal Trade Commission "to curtail the unfair use of non-compete clauses... that may unfairly limit worker mobility."Once primarily limited to executives or salespeople with strategic customer relationships or highly-technical positions with access to intellectual property, more and more employers are using non-compete clauses to prevent rank and file employees from going to work for competitors.Mike Coffey and guest Jim Zadeh, JD discuss the practical and ethical considerations in the use of non-competes. They discuss the business case for employment non-compete agreements, the ethics of such agreements, and challenges to the enforcement of non-compete agreements.About our Guest:Jamshyd (Jim) M. Zadeh, Esq. is president and owner of the Law Office of Jim Zadeh, P.C. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Jim has 32 years of litigation experience. He also serves as local counsel in Tarrant County and throughout Texas and prepares appellate briefs as needed.Zadeh’s law experience includes representing: Numerous individuals and companies in personal injury cases Companies and individuals in business disputes Employees and employers in employment related disputes www.zadehfirm.comGood Morning, HR is brought to you by Imperative—premium background checks with fast and friendly service. For more information about our commitment to quality and excellent customer service, visit us at imperativeinfo.com.If you are an HRCI or SHRM-certified professional, this episode of Good Morning, HR has been pre-approved for half a recertification credit. To obtain the recertification information for this episode, visit goodmorninghr.com.
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