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of Business and Employment Law

Proposed FTC Rule Would Nix Non-Competes

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a new rule that would bar employers from imposing non-competition agreements on employees, independent contractors, volunteers, interns, and other workers. Not only would the proposed rule render such agreements void, it would also require employers to affirmatively retract any existing non-competition agreement. The rule would not apply to either non-solicitation agreements or non-competition…

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New York City To Mandate Pay Transparency

On November 1, New York City employers will be required to include a minimum and maximum salary or hourly wage in job ads. This pay-transparency law makes it an unlawful discriminatory practice for an employer to post any job listing without the salary or wage information. While Massachusetts has not enacted a law requiring employers to disclose wage ranges in…

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