Illinois: Noncompetition Agreements Within 2 Years of Hire

By | October 28th, 2013|Blog, Business Law, Noncompetition, Small Business|

The recent Illinois Appellate Court case, Fifield and Enterprise Finance Group, Inc. v. Premier Dealer Services, Inc. 2013 IL App (1st) 120327, upheld an Illinois precedent stating that a “noncompetition agreement is not valid and enforceable if an employee is fired or resigns within two years.” Illinois companies can still require newly hired employees to [...]