If I have a non-compete with a former employer but they never signed the agreement, is it still enforceable even with the above wording?

Asked on September 27, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Connecticut


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

If they gave you the agreement and you signed it, then yes, it is enforceable. An enforceable contract (which is what a non-compete is) requires offer and acceptance. If they gave you the agreement for you to sign, that was their offer; if you signed it, you showed you accepted it; that creates an enforceable contract.

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