Navigating The New Mass. Noncompete Morass

Law360 (September 24, 2018, 11:38 AM EDT) -- On Oct. 1, 2018, the Massachusetts noncompete “reform” law will take effect. While some of its provisions are a mere codification of the existing common law, others impose new requirements for an enforceable noncompetition agreement.  These requirements are likely to be fertile ground for litigation. Nevertheless, the law is what it is, and employers with employees in Massachusetts must do their best to comply with it. This article addresses some of the more confusing provisions and how employers can comply with them without major disruption to how they are currently doing business. 

Only Post-Employment Noncompetition Provisions Are Impacted

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