What Are My Rights if the Massachusetts Non Compete Act Doesn't Apply to My Agreement?
Understanding the Enforceability of Your Non-Compete Agreement in Massachusetts
Your non-compete agreement's coverage in Massachusetts hinges on specific criteria. If it was signed before October 1, 2018, or as part of a business sale or severance package, it may not fall under certain regulations.
However, it's crucial to note that signing such an agreement doesn't automatically make it enforceable. There are several defenses established under both common law and the Non-Compete Act that can still apply. These defenses include:
Learn more here about common law defenses to non compete agreements.
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