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States of Work: Noncompete Curbs, Minimum Wage Petition

Aug. 3, 2018, 10:23 AM

Keep up with the various state and local laws that touch on labor, employment, and benefits issues with our weekly “States of Work” roundup. Bloomberg Law’s correspondents bring you a select taste of what’s going on across the country.

Massachusetts Noncompete Limits

Employers requiring workers in Massachusetts to sign noncompete agreements would face limits—such as a one-year cap on the life of the agreement after the employee leaves—under legislation awaiting the governor’s signature.

The Legislature passed revisions to the state’s noncompete laws Aug. 1 as part of a $1 billion economic development bill (H. 4868). Gov. Charlie Baker...

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