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Another Noncompete Case, With a Twist

Today’s post is about another noncompete agreement case, Horner International Co. v. McKoy. In many ways it is similar to last week’s case which I blogged about here┬áso this post will be brief. See the earlier post for background on noncompete agreements generally. McKoy worked in the flavor materials manufacturing business. He ran a factory […]


Is Your Rival’s Janitor in Competition With You?

North Carolina is an “at will” employment state. This means, in general, that the state looks unfavorably on contracts that restrict the right of either employers or employees to terminate the employment. Employees are free to leave at any time and employers are free to let them go. Generally, the obligations of the parties end […]