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Federal Trade Commission Issues Rule to Ban Employee Non-Competes

by | Apr 26, 2024

I’ve written about noncompete law what feels like countless times on this blog. The most important post was the one in 2018 announcing that the Massachusetts legislature had placed so many restrictions and conditions on noncompetes that they were, for all practical purposes, obsolete in the state. See A New Era In Massachusetts Noncompete Law.

Now the Federal Trade Commission has passed a rule that will outlaw noncompetes nation-wide. Claire MacCollum at Gesmer Updegrove LLP has written a client advisory summarizing the FTC’s actions. Click on the image below to read it.