I am a senior strategic employee in a company. I started working for the company a year and a half ago, January 2012 under a one year employee contract that included a non-compete clause. The non-compete clause said it expires four months after the employment contract expires. So the four months ends this month (May). I still work at the company and I am still getting paid, but nobody has bothered to renew my contract.
1. Am I still under the non-compete clause within in the contract?
2 .What could I do to clarify my role in the company so that I could do deals in another territory (where my employer does not pursue transactions)? For example, could I simply inform the CEO orally that I am technically now a contractor? Would that make the non-compete clause go away?
ThanksMy contract does not address what happens if the contract expires and the employee continues to work. The only thing it says is that even during the contract, I am allowed to participate in ventures that dont compete with my employer. The reason I ask this question is I am thinking of selling some of my old analytical work I created 6 years before I came to my current employer to a party that operates in a different country.
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