Governor Steve Sisolak recently signed Assembly Bill 47, which amends Nevada’s statute governing noncompetition agreements (Nevada Revised Statutes 613.195). Employers should be aware of the following changes to the law, which will go into effect on October 1, 2021.
First, under the amended Nevada statute, employers are explicitly prohibited from bringing an action to restrict a former employee from providing service to a former customer or client if:
- the former employee did not solicit the former customer or client;
- the customer or client voluntarily chose to leave and seek services from the former employee; and
- the former employee