Obama Administration Calls For Restrictions On Noncompetition Clauses

Mealey's (October 27, 2016, 1:13 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration on Oct. 25 issued a “state call to action” for restrictions on noncompete agreements that ban workers from starting a company or going to work for a competitor for a certain period after leaving a job, saying it would empower and inform consumers, workers and entrepreneurs and ultimately boost the economy.

(Call to action available.  Document #98-161122-002X.)

“Most workers should not be covered by a non-compete agreement,” the administration says in the call to action on the White House website. ...
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