Do you need to sign a non-compete agreement after you leave a company or is the one one that was signed 2 years ago still in force?

Asked on July 23, 2015 under Employment Labor Law, Colorado

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SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

There is no "expiration" date on non-competes as long as you are employed; that is, say you sign one on starting employment, work there 30 years, then quit or resign. In  that case, your non-competition agreement would still be in effect and enforceable. So one signed 2 years ago should still be in force.


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