Tag: Noncompete agreements

Noncompete Agreements and Trade Secrets On August 10, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (House Document 4868 which amended H.B. 4732) banning employment noncompete agreements in Massachusetts that: Are not in writing. Are not signed by employer and employee. Do not state that the employee has the right to consult with counsel prior to…

Noncompete Agreements and Rebuttable Presumptions On March 28, 2018, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed legislation (S.B. 1287) removing the rebuttable presumption that irreparable harm occurs when a key employee or independent contractor is in breach of a noncompete agreement or covenant. The law is effective July 1, 2018. Read ID S.B. 1287 Franchises On March…