Employment Laws

Non-compete Agreements

Non-compete agreements are increasingly viewed as non-competitive and many states are starting to prohibit them. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is expected to promulgate a final rule that will likely prohibit non-compete agreements in all 50 states in the near future. (See the FTC’s Proposed Rule at https://www.ftc.gov/legal-library/browse/federal-register-notices/non-compete-clause-rulemaking). Before inserting a non-compete clause in an […]

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New Maine Earned Paid Leave Law, effective 1/1/2021

CLIENT ALERT – MAINE CLIENTS (posted 1/18/2021) Maine’s new Earned Paid Leave law went into effect on January 1, 2021 and can be found at 26 M.R.S. 637. In addition to the statutory framework, the Department of Labor has promulgated rules interpreting this law.  If this new law applies to your organization, you should amend

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