Seemingly Harmless Provision in a Severance Agreement Can Place Your Non-Compete Into Jeopardy

Expert Article by¬†Emily Wilcheck A recent case out of the Sixth District Court of Appeals in Ohio demonstrates how easily a few words (or the absence of a few words) in a severance or separation agreement can place a carefully crafted non-competition agreement into jeopardy. In Try Hours v. Douville, 2013-Ohio-53, an employer found itself…