Category: Non-compete

Are Financial Penalties for Breaching an Employment Contract Legal?

Is a large financial penalty for breaching my employment contract legal?

In many situations, a financial penalty for breaching an employment contract due to early termination is enforceable. However, courts have found that a penalty for breaching a contract that is excessive and therefore coercive may not be enforceable. If you have questions about the enforceability of a financial penalty term in your employment contract, talk to an Ohio Employment Lawyer at Mansell Law. Continue reading “Are Financial Penalties for Breaching an Employment Contract Legal?”

Should I Get My Severance Agreement Reviewed?

 

My Employer Offered Me A Severance, Should I Get The Agreement Reviewed Before I Sign It?

Yes, talk to an Ohio Employment Lawyer at Mansell Law today to discuss having your severance agreement reviewed. Many employers require employees to sign agreements containing broad legal releases in return for a severance payout. By signing the agreement, you could be waiving important legal rights or claims you have against your employer. Speaking to an employment lawyer about your severance package will help you understand exactly what you are agreeing to when you accept your severance package. Our Ohio Employment Attorneys may also be able to assist you in negotiating a bigger severance. Contact us today to book a review and consultation of your severance package. Continue reading “Should I Get My Severance Agreement Reviewed?”

Are Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable in Ohio?

Are Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable in Ohio

The common belief amongst employees is that non-compete and/or non-solicitation agreements are disfavored and not enforceable.  However, the Courts in Ohio have enforced these restrictive agreements under certain circumstances. Before you assume that your non-compete or non-solicitation agreement is not enforceable, you should read this article and talk to an employment attorney. Continue reading “Are Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable in Ohio?”