Skip to main content

How to write your own Employee Resignation Agreement (Non-Compete)

You can create your own customized editable version of this contract document using Human Resources Contract Pack. Follow these steps to get started.


Use the Employee Resignation Agreement when accepting the resignation of an employee with specific reminders/clauses of the employees non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. This agreement can be used with a reminder of the employee's nondisclosure and non-distribution agreements and reminds the employee of his/her tax responsibilities. The resignation agreement also reminds employees of ownership issues of materials they have created for the company (in case they think they have rights to use company-owned intellectual property, customer information, etc.).
Document Length: 2 Pages
Business proposal example What Our Clients Say

Priceless system and product in our contracting for service business."

Gregory Johnson
The Authentic Leadership Institute

1. Get Human Resources Contract Pack that includes this business contract document.

This Employee Resignation Agreement (Non-Compete) is included in editable Word format that can be customized in Word or by using the included Wizard software.

2. Download and install after ordering.

Once you have ordered and downloaded your Human Resources Contract Pack you will have all the content you need to get started with your own formal declaration.

3. Customize the contract template with your own information.

You can customize the contract document as much as you need. You can also use the included Wizard software to automate merging in name/address data.

Employee Resignation Agreement (Non-Compete)

Writing the Employee Resignation Agreement (Non-Compete) document


Company Name ("Employer" or "Company") and First Last ("Employee") hereby agree to this Resignation Agreement effective Current Date. As a reminder, the Employer's nondisclosure and non-distribution agreements are excerpted below. Employee and Employer had an employment agreement from Start Date through End Date and agree to the following terms and conditions. Employee will not disclose or distribute in any format or forum any information about the Employer or its customers, vendors, owners, shareholders, employees, partners, officers, directors, board members or Employer's affiliated companies that Employee knows to be confidential or considered to be trade secret, patent, copyright, trademark, service mark or trade name.

This shall also include any information on projects or products invented or developed by Employee or Employer during the course of their employment with Employer. Employee agrees not to make statements relating to their employment or this agreement that can be construed as libelous, slanderous, critical or otherwise derogatory of Employer or its employees, agents, partners, shareholders, officers, directors, board members, and affiliated companies.

During the term of Employment and for a period of two (2) years after the Resignation Date of this Agreement, Employee shall not directly, for the Employee's benefit or any other third party other than Employer, perform the following actions:

Perform any service for his/her benefit or for another business in connection with the design, development, marketing, manufacturing, publishing, distribution, or sale of a competing product. Contact, inquire, or otherwise solicit a sale of any competing product or service from any of Employer's customers. Engage in any type of activity or action that would cause any employee, vendor, contractor, consultant, or other agent of Employer to end its business relationship with Employer.

Company Property and Access to Company Resources

Employee certifies that he/she has turned in to Employer all letters, documents, memoranda, papers, notes, and all electronic copies thereof or any other materials or Intellectual Property that are the rightful property of Employer. Employee also certifies that he/she is not in current possession of any other tangible Employer property, including, but not limited to: keys or physical access devices, products, equipment, media, any Employer source code, object code, telephones, charge cards, vehicles or any other tangible property. Employees who have access to Employer's computers, servers, accounts, subscriptions, or other Employer property shall not access those resources for any reason without explicit permission from the Employer.

Outstanding Payments and Severance

Employer will pay Employee any outstanding hours owed from an approved timesheet, including any funds owed from a health savings account or any medical contributions made by Employee to Company Health plan, in the form of a check mailed to Employee's residence. A two-week severance package shall be awarded to the Employee, equal to the Employee's last salary, by Company check, provided he/she agrees to the terms and conditions in this Resignation Agreement. Employee is responsible for giving Employer any updates to his/her address in order to receive tax documents (W-4, 1099, etc) for the next tax year. Employer and Employee further agree that in the event of any breach or threatened breach of this Resignation Agreement or default hereunder; the injured party has the right to pursue any legal action available to enjoin the breaching party from further injurious conduct and/or to recover damages from the breaching party for their conduct.

The complete Employee Resignation Agreement (Non-Compete) - with the actual formatting and layout - is available in this Contract Pack.
Produced by:
Proposal Kit
Software › Computer Software › Business & Productivity Software
$89 USD
Add To Cart ($89)
Proposal Kit reviews4.9 stars, based on 837 reviews
Alternate documents are those which may be used instead of this document depending on your situation. Alternate documents may be better suited for different size projects, more specialized projects, variations on rights, etc.

Alternate Documents:
Related documents may be used in conjunction with this document depending on your situation. Many related documents are intended for use as part of a contract management system.

Related Documents:
Disclaimers: Proposal Kit, Inc. makes no warranty and accepts no responsibility for suitability of any materials to licensees business. Proposal Kit, Inc. assumes no responsibility or liability for errors or inaccuracies. Licensee accepts all responsibility for results obtained. Information included is not legal advice. Use of any supplied materials constitutes acceptance and understanding of these disclaimers and terms and conditions.
Proposal KitPublished by Proposal Kit, Inc.
Create winning business proposals & contracts with minimal effort and cost. Downloadable proposal software, proposal templates, legal contracts and sample proposals.
© 1997 - 2024, Proposal Kit, Inc. All rights reserved.
Proposal Kit

Create winning business proposals & contracts with minimal effort and cost. Proposal software, proposal templates, legal contracts and sample proposals.