New York Legislature Passes Noncompete Ban and Awaits Governor’s Signature

By on June 27, 2023
Posted In Employment

The New York State Legislature recently passed a bill that will prohibit employers from entering covenants not to compete with their employees and contractors. The bill specifically exempts nondisclosure and client nonsolicitation agreements, but it is silent on employee nonsolicitation agreements and sale of business restrictions.

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Brian Mead focuses his practice on various labor and employment issues. He defends employers, before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, in individual and class action litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and other employment laws, including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and breach of contract claims. Additionally, Brian has experience in prosecuting and defending employee mobility and trade secret litigation cases on an emergency injunctive basis. Brian is skilled in researching multi-jurisdictional employment issues and preparing memoranda explaining the nuances of these issues and providing a recommended course of action. Read Brian Mead's full bio.




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