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Can someone help me with the laws, please?

Ok, so long story shortest form possible .
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Discretion is the better part of valor.

You should have used your head, and thought that through a little better, before you used them as a reference. That being said, if AMS needs contractors in your area, I don't think any two bit no compete clause would stop them from sending you work.
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You should have used your head, and thought that through a little better, before you used them as a reference. That being said, if AMS needs contractors in your area, I don't think any two bit no compete clause would stop them from sending you work.
I agree the only thing I wolud add is "Persistence" ditch the email, you don't want to be "that person" right now, the one that threatens them with your lawyer and knowing your rights etc. , your goal is to get work from them and with four mouths to feed you're not gonna let a cubicle jockey stop you , are you??...call them again...
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I agree the only thing I wolud add is "Persistence" ditch the email, you don't want to be "that person" right now, the one that threatens them with your lawyer and knowing your rights etc. , your goal is to get work from them and with four mouths to feed you're not gonna let a cubicle jockey stop you , are you??...call them again...
Lol, no. Maybe I wasn't clear enough with my post.
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What state are you in? If it is right to work state a non-compete is nearly impossible to enforce.

I would ask the neighbor for clarification about the "non-compete law." Play humble and stupid and see if they explain. Did you ever sign any kind of a contract with them? If so you should have a copy of it you can read to see if they snuck one in.

Keep calling AMS and talk to someone different and ask them why you being a sub is taboo. I am willing to bet your neighbor has talked crap about you to prevent you from being competition.

Also, keep looking for other companies to work for. There are lots of them out there, but the nationals tend to pay the best.
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Yes, I do think that is what happened.
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Oh btw, to answer your question, I'm in Michigan
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You start your own business in direct competition with your former employer and then you ask for a reference from him? You're surprised he acts weird about it? Some people.
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If you did not sign a contract...there is no "no compete clause" that they can enforce...
I must say I have to agree with some of the comments here...that was a ballsy move...had you discussed thing prior to your actions you probably would not be here asking this question....

One if the big issues in the industry is people doing just what you have done thus creating an overload of contractors in an area....I have had 7 former employees do that....they are all out of business...

One last thing...if all you have is a w-9 you're an employee....I would bet on it....I posted something about contracts and what our local UEID said about a contract I got from a national company....

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I normally hate AMS! This time I have to commend them for not hiring you..... I would like to think that if AMS was happy with the service your "old employer" was providing to them then they should be loyal and not hire any subs of that "old employer".

Instead of 1 unhappy contractor (you) then AMS would have 2 unhappy contractors (you and ex employer) if you were hired PLUS..... instead of 1 "busy" contractor (ex employer) then if you are hired then there would be 2 "semi-busy" contractors (basically 2 broke contractors instead of 1) .

JMO... Sorry
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