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#170  Apr 15, 2016    email version


If the non-competition agreement does not stipulate the compensation, is it valid?


A company will sign a non-competition agreement with an employee upon its commencement of work, but the agreement does not stipulate the specific compensation during the non-competition period. Then, is this non-competition agreement legally binding on an employee after his/her termination of employment?

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