Are non competes legal in Pennsylvania for services providers?

I am currently looking for another job as a receptionist /massage therapist. It’s 3
miles from my current place of work. I signed a non compete 15 years ago.

Asked on May 22, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Pennsylvania


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Yes, a noncompete is legal for *any* employee, regardess of what their job title, duties, or responsibilities were--so even for service(s) providers. The current employer can enforce the plain terms of the non-competition agreement (but only its terms; they can't go beyond what the agreement says) against you.

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