Rhode Island is the latest state to jump on the bandwagon of limiting the application of non-compete agreements, with its Rhode Island Noncompetition Agreement Act (the “Act”). See these links for our prior posts explaining the previous six non-compete statues enacted in 2019: Maine; Maryland; New Hampshire; Oregon; Utah; and Washington. Rhode Island’s Act becomes effective on January 15, 2020.
Ban on Non-Competes For “Low-Wage Earners”; “Nonexempt” Employees; Minors; and “Undergraduate or Graduate” Student Workers
The Act follows the trend of banning the use of non-compete restrictions for categories of workers who generally do
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