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Employee Rights

Noncompete Agreement

Texas

Asked on Jun 3, 2023

Noncompete agreement and moonlighting?

I am an employee at a company that has recently asked me to sign a noncompete agreement. I am considering doing so, but I am concerned about whether or not the agreement would prevent me from taking on additional freelance work outside of my normal job. I am interested in moonlighting and need to know if a noncompete agreement would limit my ability to do so.

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Employee Rights

Texas

Answered 407 days ago

Curt L.

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If you moonlighting work is in the same business and same market, it is almost certainly prohibited by a noncompete agreement.

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