NLRB Order Changes Rules on Severance Agreements

The NLRB recently issued a ruling that reinstated the strict traditional rule that employer-offered severance agreements cannot be conditioned on certain non-disparagement and confidentiality provisions.

FTC Takes Aim at Non-Compete Clauses

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission published a proposed rule that would ban (and importantly, nullify existing) non-compete agreements with limited exceptions. The rule would go into effect 60-days after it becomes final. Employers would have 180-days after publication of the final rule to comply. Under the proposed rule, a “non-compete clause” includes […]