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Non-competes on the Fed's Chopping Block

Non-competes on the Fed's Chopping Block

January 19, 2023 at 1:55 PM - non-compete agreements,

Following recent state legislative trends, as well as encouragement from the Biden Administration, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on January 5th a proposed rule (Proposed Rule) to ban non-compete agreements between most employers and employees in an effort to bolster both competition and innovation in the workplace. If adopted, the Proposed Rule would apply nationwide.

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Big Changes Ahead: District of Columbia Significantly Restricts Use of Non-Competes By Employers

Big Changes Ahead: District of Columbia Significantly Restricts Use of Non-Competes By Employers

September 9, 2022 at 10:27 AM - non-compete law,

Effective October 1, 2022, Washington, District of Columbia (D.C.) employers will face substantial restrictions on the use of non-compete agreements and policies. Below is a summary of legislative action to date, as well as a review of the law’s key provisions.

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Massachusetts Non-Compete Reform Signed into Law

Massachusetts Non-Compete Reform Signed into Law

August 17, 2018 at 4:56 PM - Employment Law,

Massachusetts has a new law that prohibits employers from requiring that certain types of employees sign non-competition or “forfeiture for competition” agreements (collectively “non-competition agreements”) and establishes minimum requirements that non-competition agreements must meet to be enforceable. The new law will take effect on October 1, 2018 and apply to agreements executed after that date. 

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