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Non-Competes Must Be Supported By Consideration in Pennsylvania: No Exception Based On Employee’s Agreement To Be Legally Bound

On November 20, 2015 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Anne E. Kane The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that a non-compete entered after the onset of employment without additional consideration is not enforceable even if the employee expressly agreed “to be legally bound.” See Socko v Mid-Atlantic Systems of CPA, Inc. This decision, although not entirely unexpected, reinforces Pennsylvania’s long-standing […]

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