Keith Bollinger, a factory manager, at his home in Conover. Bollinger was caught in an agonizing legal battle with his former employer over a noncompete agreement for over three years. “I tried to get a better life for my wife and my son, and it backfired,” Bollinger said.
Keith Bollinger, a factory manager, at his home in Conover. Bollinger was caught in an agonizing legal battle with his former employer over a noncompete agreement for over three years. “I tried to get a better life for my wife and my son, and it backfired,” Bollinger said. TRAVIS DOVE NYT
Keith Bollinger, a factory manager, at his home in Conover. Bollinger was caught in an agonizing legal battle with his former employer over a noncompete agreement for over three years. “I tried to get a better life for my wife and my son, and it backfired,” Bollinger said. TRAVIS DOVE NYT

N.C. textile worker learns about noncompete clauses the hard way: ‘I’m ruined.’

May 16, 2017 07:03 AM

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