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Employers Face Hurdles in Enforcing Non-Competes Against Lower-Wage Workers

By on March 14, 2019 in Contracts, Employment

Employers requiring lower-wage employees to sign and abide by non-competition and non-solicitation of clients provisions may want to find another mechanism to protect business goodwill and confidential information, advises Rachel Powitzky Steely in Foley & Lardner’s Labor & Employment Law Perspectives.

Courts across the country are refusing to enforce non-competes against lower-wage employees and now states are taking action to preclude these agreements, she explains.

Steely offers some advice on how companies can achieve their non-compete goals through alternative methods.

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