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Third Time's the Charm: Maryland Bans Non-Compete Agreements for Low Wage Workers
Many of the aspects of the statute will have to be clarified by courts or future amendments.
United States
5 Aug 2019
Oregon Employers Beware: New Technical Requirements For Non-Compete Enforcement
On May 14, 2019, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 2992, amending the existing non-compete statute to now require employers to provide employees with a signed, written copy of their non-competition agreements ...
United States
31 Jul 2019
Maine Drastically Restricts The Use Of Non-Compete Agreements
Earlier this month, Maine passed the Act to Promote Keeping Workers in Maine, banning non-compete agreements with employees who earn less than 400% of the federal poverty line ($49,960 per year for 2019).
United States
29 Jul 2019
New Hampshire Bans Non-Compete Agreements For Low Wage Employees
On July 10, 2019, the Governor of New Hampshire, Chris Sununu, signed a bill that prohibits non-competition agreements for employees who make 200% or less of the federal minimum wage, which translates to $14.50/hour.
United States
24 Jul 2019
Non-Competition Agreements – Bracing Yourself Against The Winds Of Change
As noted in our May 10 client alert, Washington has now joined several other states that have recently amended their non-compete statutes to provide more protections for employees.
United States
7 Jun 2019
In A Historic Move, Washington Bans Non-Competes For Employees Making Less Than $100,000
Following the White House's "call to action" in 2016, many states sprang into action and attempted to reign in the use of non-compete agreements in their states to even the playing field between employers and employees.
United States
20 May 2019
Companies With No-Poaching Agreements Must Consider Whether They Are Worth The Risk
Earlier this month, a group of 11 state attorneys general announced that they have asked eight fast-food franchises to provide a copy of their franchise agreements to determine whether such agreements contain no-poaching restrictions, which prohibit franchisees from hiring, i.e., "poaching," each other's workers.
United States
27 Jul 2018
2018 Mid-Year Non-Compete Update
More and more states are amending their non-compete statutes to make them more employee-friendly.
United States
25 May 2018
Texas Employers' Guide To Classifying Workers
Employers can hire two types of workers – employees and independent contractors – and there are serious consequences to misclassifying workers as independent contractors when they are actually employees.
United States
12 Oct 2017
2017 In Review: Changes To Non-Compete Laws Around The Country
This year, California, Illinois, and Nevada amended their non-compete statutes to help protect the right of employees to change employers. Idaho, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York...
United States
9 Oct 2017
Supreme Court Allows Partial Travel Ban To Take Effect - Agrees To Hear Case In October
The United States Supreme Court, in a "per curiam" (by the court) decision, has handed the Trump Administration a victory in its long-running desire to implement a travel ban on nationals of six...
United States
14 Jul 2017
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