“Must an employee be paid to sign a non-compete?”
Sklover Working Wisdom
JANUARY 29, 2011
Then I was brought on as a W-2 employee, and the compensation remained the same. When I became a W-2 employee, I was required to sign a new and detailed non-compete agreement, but not compensated extra for signing it. On the other hand, such states as Pennsylvania and Delaware do not. Interestingly, though, Pennsylvania and Delaware courts do view either (a) a promotion, or (b) any increase in compensation, to be sufficient consideration for a non-compete agreement.