Noncompetes are under attack by legislatures, federal agencies, Congress and others. But the sky is not falling. Noncompetes are not dead.
Our 50-state (plus D.C.) noncompete law chart has been updated to reflect various state law changes, and is available here.
The noncompetes bill frenzy continues: 33 states with 84 noncompete bills so far, and 5 more in Congress, 11 dead, 7 passed, 2 about to.
Our 50-state (plus DC) chart of noncompete laws has been updated for Kentucky (healthcare exemptions), Maryland (low-wage), and Minnesota (total noncompete ban), and is available here.
The ramp-up to legislatively limit noncompetes continues: there have been 25 states with 74 noncompete bills so far this year, and 4 more are pending in Congress; 2 dead, 1 passed, 1 about to.