This update to our 50-State Noncompete Chart reflects the following:
- We modified the entry for Maine to clarify that notification that a noncompete will be required must be provided before the time of the offer.
- We added the statutory reference for the noncompete law in Virginia.
- We also corrected a nonsubstantive typo in the entry for Illinois.
The chart is now fully up to date through August 17, 2022.
Though a stand-alone resource, the noncompete chart (which was the first of its kind and has been updated regularly since 2010) works as a companion to our 50-state and federal survey chart of trade secret laws (which I originally prepared on August 14, 2016, is likewise updated as laws have changed).
Please note that the most current version of both the 50-State Noncompete Chart and 50-state and federal survey chart of trade secret laws can always be found on my firm’s resources page. In addition, our state-by-state notice requirements cheatsheet and our state-by-state “low-wage” thresholds chart are both available here.