A Planned Executive Order Regarding Competition

Neil Irwin of the New York Times reported on Thursday morning that President Biden is preparing an Executive Order focused on competition policy.  He reports that people familiar with the Order say one section has several provisions aimed at increasing … Continue reading

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New Year, New Restrictions on Non-Compete Agreements

States across the country continue to enact legislation limiting the use of non-compete agreements. The most notable trend is the applicability (or, rather, non-applicability) of non-competition agreements to low-wage earners.  As the new year begins, and many of these laws … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Notes Growing Clouds Over Restrictive Covenants

Harriett Torrey of the Wall Street Journal wrote on Monday of this week that there is a growing backlash against employers getting in the way of workers quitting jobs for better offers and to secure a better living. There are … Continue reading

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Employee Non-Solicitation Agreements Are Shot Down Once Again in California

In November 2018, the California Court of Appeal in AMN Healthcare v. Aya Healthcare Services Inc. called into question the validity of employee non-solicitation agreements that prevent employees from soliciting and encouraging their former colleagues to come join them at … Continue reading

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