The ramp-up to legislatively limit noncompetes continues: there are currently 24 states with 65 noncompete bills so far this year, and 4 more are pending in Congress.
In case you were wondering what states have changed their noncompete laws in the past decade or so, we have created a list with links to more information about each of the changes.
Our 50-state (plus DC) chart of noncompete laws has been updated and is available here.
Quick update: 19 states have 44 new noncompete bills, and Congress has 4. The ramp-up to legislatively limit noncompetes continues.
Quick update: 18 states have 42 new noncompete bills, and Congress has 3. The ramp-up to legislatively limit noncompetes continues.
Quick update: 13 states have 25 new noncompete bills. Two states propose total bans and four propose low-wage thresholds.
Legislative activity is picking up again, and therefore so are we. This year, there have been a total of 67 noncompete bills in 22 states,1 plus four pending federal noncompete bills and a bill t...
If you’ve been following along with this series of posts, you know that there have been 66 noncompete bills pending in 25 states this year — plus three pending federal noncompete bills, D.C.’s new law to ban most noncompetes, and a bill to rein in D.C’s new law before it becomes effective (which is anticipated to be in April 2022). Today’s post discusses New Jersey’s proposed noncompete legislation.
The New Jersey legislature is considering noncompete reform. The current bill, Senate Bill 3518, largely tracks the concepts - and, in some instances, the language - of the Massachusetts bills that...