A non-compete agreement in the state of Kentucky is a legal document that companies use to ensure that their employees refrain from sharing their trade secrets once their employment comes to an end. These documents work to prevent the employee from working for or with a competitor once their employment comes to an end. Non-compete agreements ensure that employees are held responsible should they breach this agreement. Because this document may be legally binding, the employee can face paying monetary damages, fines, and even serving jail time for breaching their non-compete agreement.
Kentucky Non-Compete Laws - None
There are no specific laws that enforce or restrict non-compete agreements, however, Kentucky will uphold and enforce a non-compete as long as they are reasonable in time, scope, and geographic restriction.