Background on the FTC’s Noncompete Ban

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted 3-2 to ban virtually all noncompete agreements on the basis that such agreements constitute

Continue Reading Challengers Take on FTC’s Nationwide Ban on Noncompete Agreements

In New York state, both houses of the Legislature have passed S.3100A/A.1278-B, which would add a new section 191-d to the Labor Law prohibiting “non-compete agreements and certain restrictive covenants.”

Continue Reading NY Legislature Passes Legislation Banning Employer Use of Noncompete Agreements; NYC, FTC Actions Pending; NLRB General Counsel Memorandum

On Jan. 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) took a significant step towards banning noncompete agreements between companies and workers. The FTC proposed a broad rule that would effectively

Continue Reading Federal Trade Commission Seeks Industry Comment On Proposed Noncompete Ban

In April, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission released a Joint Statement, warning they are “on alert”
Continue Reading DOJ and FTC Issue Joint Antitrust Statements for Businesses and Workers in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic