Posts Categorized: Workers

FTC Set to Ban Non-Competes

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) adopted a final rule that effectively bans non-compete clauses in employment contracts (the “Rule”). For workers other than “senior executives”, the ban is effective as of the effective date of the Rule, about four months after publication, and not only prohibits such clauses but… Read more »

California Law Reclassifying Independent Contractors as Employees Takes Effect

On January 1, 2020, a new California Law, reclassifying independent contractors who meet certain criteria as employees instead, went into effect (except for workers’ compensation claims, with respect to which it will go into effect on July 1, 2020).  The new law, as has been widely reported, sets standards which are intended to make persons… Read more »