Washington, D.C.’s new noncompete law will take effect on October 1, 2022. See what you need to know.
D.C.’s upcoming noncompete law says that it will apply as of October 1, 2022. But it is not scheduled to become “effective” until November 10, 2022. Where does that leave us?
Just as the D.C. Council was poised to walk back its 2021 unfunded noncompete ban and permit noncompetes for most people earning over $150,000, the D.C. Council amended the amendment to exempt broadcast industry employees, regardless of how much they earn. The final amendment is now with the Mayor.
Are noncompetes legal? YES!! (I'm asked that question way too often.) Of course, the answer needs clarification. There are limits on the use of noncompetes. In addition to the standard requirements...