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Re: Non-compete contract

On 17 Apr 2000,  SteveOrdinetz wrote:

> Why would ANYONE sign such a restrictive contract?  I can't picture any
> station forcing this on some poor joe who does one weekend overnight shift
> a week, and if someone were a sufficiently high-profile talent, one would
> think that they would have some sort of business agent.  I can't imagine
> any clause so restrictive as this would stand up in any court of law.  

I suppose there are some people who actually bother to read what's in 
their contracts, and if so, maybe they would refuse to sign a contract 
like that -- even if they desperately needed a new job.  As for everyone 
else ...

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