Do non-compete contracts really hold up?
Question Details: I currently work somewhere on a commission only basis. I signed a contract stating that I wouldn't provide the same services within 10 miles for one year after my employment is over at my current employer. However, my current employer is not keeping me busy.
Yes, non-competes really do hold up; your state (Ohio) is one of the majority of states that will enforce them if they are reasonable. A 10 mile radius is not excessive for most purposes, so it is very likely that your noncompete will hold up against you.
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