Another Day, Another Limited Preliminary Injunction – This Time on the FTC’s Non-Compete Ban
July 5, 2024
On July 3, 2024, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction against the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) “Non-Compete Rule.”
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FTC Issues Final Rule Banning Employment-Related Non-Compete Agreements. What's Next?
April 29, 2024
This final rule is slated to take effect 120 days after the final rule is published in the Federal Register.
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Important Takeaways from the Final Rule Banning Non-Competes
April 26, 2024
The Federal Trade Commission voted 3-2 to issue a Final Non-Compete Clause Rule which bans U.S. employers from using non-compete agreements for almost all workers.
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FTC Issues Final Rule Banning Non-Competes Nationwide in all Industries
April 24, 2024
It’s been a busy week for the Biden administrative machine.
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New FTC Rule Bans Non-Competition Agreements in all but a Few Limited Circumstances
April 24, 2024
On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in a 3-2 vote along partisan lines, approved a final rule which essentially bans non-competition agreements nationwide.
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The Outlook for Non-Compete Agreements in 2024
January 29, 2024
Several states have updates.
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Are Non-Compete Agreements On the Way Out?
June 15, 2023
Non-Competition agreements, which restrict workers’ ability to go to work for competitors, have come in for criticism, statutory reform, and outright bans in an increasing number of states.
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The NLRB General Counsel Joins the War on Noncompete Agreements
June 8, 2023
Following the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed near-total ban on non-compete agreements, and an increasing number of state laws limiting or banning such agreements, another federal agency official is piling on.
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NLRB General Counsel Enters the Fray on Non-Competes, Declaring They May Violate Federal Labor Law
June 3, 2023
For more than a year, the Federal Trade Commission has been mulling on whether the federal government should regulate employee non-compete agreements.
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Worklaw Comments on FTC Proposed Non-compete Rule
May 4, 2023
Worklaw recently submitted comments opposing the FTC’s proposed new rule on non-compete agreements.
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FTC Proposing Expansive Ban on Non-Compete Agreements
January 5, 2023
Earlier this week, the FTC announced that it took legal action against three companies, suing the companies to prevent them from using what the FTC described as unlawful non-compete restrictions.
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Employer’s Aggressive Tactics Allow Court to Deny Enforcement of Restrictive Covenant
August 25, 2022
Imagine that you have an employee that is leaving your company that has signed a non-competition and non-solicitation agreement. Now, let us imagine that same employee starts a business that not only directly competes with your business, but is taking clients from your business from the contacts he or she developed there.
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