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States of Work: D.C. Could Ban Noncompetes up to $45 an Hour (Corrected)

Dec. 12, 2019, 2:26 PMUpdated: Dec. 12, 2019, 10:56 PM

This week’s “States of Work” looks at District of Columbia legislation that would ban noncompetition contracts for workers earning up to three times the minimum wage—or $93,600 annually once the local wage floor rises to $15 an hour next July.

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D.C. Considers Noncompete Proposal

The District of Columbia would block employers from imposing noncompete agreements on workers earning up to three times the minimum wage under proposed legislation.

If approved, the proposal would shield workers who make $42 per hour or...

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