Non-competition agreements are common — and commonly litigated — throughout several fields, such as sales, technology, and medicine. Protection of trade secrets and the maintenance of long-term customer relationships are commonly cited as justifications for such agreements. In a lawsuit filed on June 8, 2016 in Illinois state court, Illinois AG Lisa Madigan alleged that, by signing non-competition agreements with sandwich makers and delivery persons,… More
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In a continued effort to end the practice of using “on-call shifts,” several state attorneys general, including Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, sent letters last week to 15 national retailers requesting information about their use of “on-call shifts” to staff their businesses.