Tag: Non-Compete Enforceability

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?”

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?”