Federal Trade Commission Proposes Banning Noncompete Clauses

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed a new rule that, if formally enacted, would ban employers nationwide from entering into noncompete agreements with new employees and would require employers to terminate existing noncompete agreements binding current or former employees. The FTC’s basis for this new proposed rule is that noncompete clauses

The Evils of Arbitration

Be wary of arbitration. Organizations like the American Arbitration Association (AAA) bill themselves as being a more cost- and time-efficient alternative to traditional litigation cases in front of trial courts. These claims are simply not true. While some arbitration cases may be resolved faster, that is the only benefit arbitration offers. To start, arbitration is


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