We attended a hearing today before the Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development regarding the pending non-compete legislation on which we have previously posted.
Among others who testified about the issue was Governor Deval Patrick’s Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Gregory Bialecki.
Mr. Bialecki finally acknowledged publicly what the Patrick Administration has been dancing around … Continue Reading
We previously reported on H.B. 6658, which was introduced earlier this year in the Connecticut House of Representatives. On the last day of the legislative session, the Connecticut legislature enacted a substantially watered-down version of the bill as Public Act No. 13-309, the full text of which can be found here. In yet another twist, however, last Friday Governor … Continue Reading
By Jessica Mendelson and Robert Milligan
New Jersey state legislators recently proposed A3970, a bill designed to prevent New Jersey businesses from enforcing “non-compete agreements with staffers who can claim unemployment compensation.”
The bill, which is sponsored by Assembly members Joseph Egan and Peter Barnes, was recently referred to the state’s Assembly Labor Committee. If the bill passes, it … Continue Reading