An economic development bill passed on August 1, 2018 at the close of the Massachusetts Legislature’s 2018 session sets limits on non-compete agreements after a nearly 10 year debate on non-compete reform. The bill, titled, “An Act relative to the judicial enforcement of non-compete agreements,” expected to be signed into law by the governor, will

Non-disclosure agreements are a standard tool for employers to protect against the release of trade secrets or confidential information by their employees. On the heels of the recent Hollywood sexual harassment allegations, these agreements may become subject to a new law in the settlement agreement context if two New York lawmakers have their way. The