Mike Greco, partner at Fisher & Phillips LLP, speaks with CMSWire’s Erika Morphy about some of the concerns that tech industry employees may have regarding signing a non-compete agreement with a new employer, and what they can do to ensure fairness for both parties.

It’s happened. You, an IT worker, with solid skills, credentials and a good 10 year’s worth of experience on your resume — not to mention an expensive college education that’s still not quite paid for — have been asked to sign a non-compete agreement.

Or at least that is what you think it is. It’s a few graphs included in your offer letter in which you, the prospective job recipient, promises not to work in a related capacity for a full year after you leave the company in question.

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