As noted in our May 10 client alert, Washington has now joined several other states (Idaho, Utah, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, New Mexico, and Illinois) that have recently amended their non-compete statutes to provide more protections for employees. The Washington statute is instructive for employers because, in addition to a new wage threshold, it contains several of the restrictions or limitations that are trending in proposed legislation across the country.Read more »
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Non-Competition Agreements – Bracing Yourself Against the Winds of Change Posted on: May 23, 2019 In: Labor & Employment
Non-Competition Agreements, Part 2: Making It Hard to Say Goodbye Posted on: May 14, 2019 In: Labor & Employment
Like any relationship, a separation between an employer and employee can be difficult. It can be even worse if one party is surprised by the separation. Non-competition agreements are an important tool for employers to help mitigate the difficulties of employment separation, especially when it is the employee doing the leaving. Here are three tips for employers using or thinking about using non-competition agreements/Read more »
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