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Insight
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February 14, 2024

Recent NLRB Activity is a Mixed Bag for Employers’ Use of Restrictive Covenants

Two recent developments involving the National Labor Relations Board’s scrutiny of restrictive covenant agreements, per its general counsel’s Memorandum 23-08, have provided a mix of good and bad news for employers.

ASAP
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February 6, 2024

Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Forfeiture for Competition Provisions, Holding Departed Partners Bargained Away Their Right to Have Their Cake and Eat It, Too

On January 29, 2024, the Delaware Supreme Court unanimously reversed a major Delaware Chancery Court decision that had analyzed the “forfeiture for competition” provisions in a limited partnership agreement.

ASAP
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January 24, 2024

Dutch Employer Paid Dearly for an Offer to Buy Out a Non-Compete Clause

In a recent matter before the Arnhem-Leeuwarden Appellate Court, an employer in the Netherlands attempted to hold a former employee to his non-compete clause.

Littler Report
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January 19, 2024

Global Non-Compete Reform – At a Glance Tracker

The United States is not the only country currently debating a reform to the law on non-competes.

Insight
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January 3, 2024

Federal and State Authorities Bring Antitrust Enforcement to the Contingent Workforce Sector

The U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and now state attorneys general, have set their sights on staffing companies in their evolving efforts to examine labor markets through an antitrust lens.

Insight
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December 20, 2023

The Year in Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets: 2023 Developments and What Is on the Horizon for 2024

2023 was an active year in the world of unfair competition and trade secrets law, with employers’ use of restrictive covenant agreements coming under assault at the FTC and NLRB, as well as in multiple state legislatures.

ASAP
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December 4, 2023

Is the UK Government Getting Cold Feet on Capping Non-competes to 3 Months?

On May 10, 2023, the UK government announced its intention to limit the duration of non-compete restrictions in employment contracts to three months. To date, there is still no sign of the draft legislation that will introduce this new three-month limit.

Insight
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November 27, 2023

Employment Law Update 2024: New Employment Laws for the New Year

The federal government, states, counties, and cities were active again this year passing workplace legislation intended for the most part to protect employees, creating new compliance obligations for employers.

Insight
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October 26, 2023

Calling all California Employers! The Latest Employment Laws from the Golden State

California’s legislature covered a wide array of labor and employment law topics this legislative session.

ASAP
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October 17, 2023

California’s Non-Compete Shakeup

California enacted two new bills expanding the scope and consequences of the state’s policies against restrictive covenants.

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