posted on Jan, 9 2014 @ 01:42 PM
The Employee agrees and covenants that if the Employee's employment is terminated, for any reason, by either [company name] or the Employee whether
or not during the Probationary Period, that the Employee shall not, either directly or indirectly, either as principal or agent, or as director or
manager of a Company, or otherwise carry on or be engaged in or have an interest in, any similar business to that carried on by [company name], in any
location for a period of three (3) months from the termination of the Employee's employment with [company name] for any reason, provided however,
that these provisions shall not in any way restrict the Employee's right to accept employment from, or to engage in, any business not competitive
with that of [company name] at the time of such termination.
2. The Employee agrees and covenants that if the Employee's employment is terminated for any reason by either [company name] or the Employee, whether
or not during the Probationary Period, the Employee may accept employment with any business, subject to paragraph 1 herein, but the Employee shall not
contact or solicit business from any of the clients and customers of [company name].
Paragraph 1 sounds like a bum deal doesn't it? I'm not a lawyer but the wording sounds like I can't do business on my own anymore or work in a
Got off the phone with my potential new boss and he said na, just means I can't do business with THEIR customers. Which is fine by me, but hmmm the
first clause doesn't exactly sound like that.