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President Biden Targets Non-Compete Agreements
July 12, 2021
On Friday, July 9, 2021, President Biden issued a sweeping Executive Order which included in its scope possibly banning non-compete agreements.
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President Biden Issues Challenging Executive Order Seeking to Ban or Limit Non-Competes, Occupational Licensing Requirements, and Wage-Sharing
July 12, 2021
On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed a wide-ranging Executive Order intended to promote competition in the American economy.
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Employers: Restrictive Covenant Reform Is Coming to Illinois in 2021
June 16, 2021
Recently, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislation significantly amending the Illinois Freedom to Work Act, which governs the legality and enforceability of non-compete agreements and other post-employment restrictive covenants.
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“Transfer” Following Job Elimination Triggered Non-Compete Countdown
June 30, 2020
A recent case warns employers that there may be non-compete implications when employees are transferred to a new job after a position elimination – an issue of particular relevance in the current economic climate.
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Restriction Friction: Illinois and New York Attorneys General Finalize Settlement with WeWork That Limits Noncompetition Provisions
September 28, 2018
On September 18, 2018, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood reached a settlement with WeWork, a shared offices company that provides services around the world.
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Nevada Supreme Court Addresses Noncompete Agreement With Nationwide Scope
September 11, 2018
In Shores v. Global Experience Specialists, Inc.(Aug. 2, 2018), the Nevada Supreme Court addressed the reasonableness of a noncompete agreement that prohibited post-employment competition with the employer for one year across the United States.
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Recent Illinois Developments in Employee Non-Compete and Trade Secret Enforcement Actions: What Every Employer Should Know
July 31, 2017
Over the past several months, state and federal courts in Illinois have issued several important decisions that will impact employers’ efforts to enforce post-employment restrictive covenants and protect their trade secrets.
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Nevada Legislature Enacts New Law Regarding Noncompetition Agreements
June 20, 2017
Assembly Bill 276, recently passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor of Nevada, addresses the important issues of validity and enforceability of noncompetition agreements with former employees.
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