Featured on Employment Law This Week: Non-competes are coming under the microscope of the U.S. Treasury.
A recent report from the Treasury calls for more transparency in non-compete agreements and better communication around their use. Approximately 18 percent of the workforce is subject to these restrictive covenants, and there is increasing scrutiny around them on both the state and federal levels. A recent Utah statute restricts non-competes to no more than one year, while Oregon and Alabama recently tightened their statutory restrictions.
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