A New Mexico non-compete agreement is a legal document that businesses use to guarantee that their trade secrets and sensitive information will not be shared with competitors. A non-compete obtains a written promise from an employee that he or she will not share the information they’ve learned while working for the company. Companies ensure that their information will not be shared by prohibiting their former employees from working for or with competitors for a certain period of time, and within a certain geographic radius.
Effective July 1, 2015, New Mexico laws dictate that no health care practitioner may enter a non-compete agreement that restricts his or her right to provide health care services within the state. Healthcare practitioners include: