protect an employer's trade secrets from its competitors. After 2 weeks of employment, how much insider information can a new hire really gain?
Besides, it sounds like Google didn't have a valid reason to terminate these employees.
If Google didn't hire them in good faith, did it only to undermine a competitor and deny people a way to earn a living, what sensible judge would rule in favor of upholding a non-compete?
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