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Question about non-compete clauses
Caught this note on the AllAccess net news page...
"...The trio resigned as the station prepares to change hands, from CLEAR
CHANNEL to MEGA COMMUNICATIONS, and format, from Country to a Spanish
The three announcers, who all intend on remaining in the market, are now
waiting out their six month non-compete agreements."
The story does not mention if the three announcers are capable of carrying
off broadcasting in Spanish, but if the names (Anthony, King and Andrews) are
any indication of ethnicity, then my guess would be probably not.
In Maine, non-competes have recently been ruled invalid, and as the market
ownerships continue to consolidate, the options for a working professional in
any field continue to narrow.
Just curious to ask about the binding nature of a non-compete in a
situation where the only option for a professional is to do nothing, or move.
(no mention as to whether or not these individuals are getting paid for
waiting it out...)
- -Chuck (never signed one) Igo