Virginia may be for lovers, but it no longer loves non-compete agreements.  Starting on July 1, 2020, employers may not “enter into, enforce, or threaten to enforce” a non-compete agreement with any “low-wage employee.”  As previously reported, this law is just one of the many new employment laws enacted during the 2020 legislative session.

A recent decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia reaffirmed that a non-compete agreement will likely be enforceable if it is narrowly drawn to protect the employer’s legitimate business interest.
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