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Posted July 8, 2021 with Tags , ,

Presidential Executive Order Targets Non-Compete Agreements

On July 8, 2021, President Biden announced that he would issue an Executive Order (EO) calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to adopt rules curtailing the use of non-compete agreements. While the announcement offers few details so far, questions remain about the FTC’s legal authority to regulate non-competes in the manner sought by President Biden.

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Posted April 14, 2020 with Tags , , , ,

Employers May Face No-Hire Claims

Saks Fifth Avenue and several luxury designers were recently hit with a nationwide class-action lawsuit regarding their alleged use of no-poach agreements to limit solicitation of retail store employees between Saks and the designers. Employers using similar agreements (written or otherwise) not to hire other companies’ employees should reconsider those agreements in light of this emerging litigation.

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