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This is a little late, but better safe than sorry about not posting at all.
I would say that there is a conflict of interest, as well as a 'real'
need to address the 'non-compete' clause.
You're skating on thin ice from what I can see.
Two companies are competing for the same dollar from the client.
I don't know the circumstances by which you went from 'contracting company
to working for 'contracting company B'. If it was not a 'friendly'
there may be additional challenges to face.
Is there a 'friendly opposition' between your 'past' and 'present company?
Harry M. Bacheler, Jr.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of PBW
> Sent: Saturday, 11 March, 2000 10:53 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Non-Competition Clause
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> A consulting company approached me with a position at
> a new client site. My 'future' consulting company
> places contractors at a client site (let's call them
> Site A) where my 'current' consulting company also
> places contractors.
> Am I breaking this clause if I start work at Site A
> but for a new consulting company? Is this clause
> truly enforceable? Site A is about 6 or 7 miles from
> my current client site (which is a different company).
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Any advice is appreciated and you can respond offline
> at pbw3172 -at- yahoo -dot- com -dot-