Is my non-compete invalid because Virginia is “right to work”?
It is a common statement from employees with non-compete contracts: “There’s no way the judge is going to prevent me from working, no matter what this contract says. After all, Virginia is a right to work state!”
Wrong. Right to work has nothing to do with non-compete contracts.
The definition of “right to work” has no application whatsoever to non-compete, non-solicit, or “no . . .