Mich. Bill Adds To States' Trend Of Limiting Noncompetes

Law360 (September 13, 2019, 2:11 PM EDT) -- Efforts to outright ban and/or severely limit the use of noncompete agreements and other restrictive covenants have gained steam nationwide with several states having already passed sweeping legislation. In 2019 alone, new noncompete laws were passed in Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island while many other states proposed new legislation. 

What about Michigan? Well, certain players in Michigan have been down this road before only to come up short. In 2015, Republican Sen. Peter Lucido introduced H.B. 4198, which sought to outright ban noncompete agreements in Michigan.

There were no co-sponsors on the bill and it never passed (nor did it...

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