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Bill Banning Non-Compete Agreements Sits in Pa. House; Passage Looks Unlikely, Attorney Says

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Brian Ellixson is quoted in the PennRecord article “Bill Banning Non-Compete Agreements Sits in Pa. House; Passage Looks Unlikely, Attorney Says.” The article discusses the proposed Freedom to Work Act, which proposes a ban on non-compete agreements by Pennsylvania employers. 

"(S)ome employers may find that they are able to adequately protect their business interests through lesser forms of restrictive covenants, such as non-disclosure and non-solicitation agreements,” and “other employers may feel that a ban on non-competes helps them recruit new talent," he said. 

Brian said it is difficult to predict whether any proposed legislation will pass, but that the current makeup of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives does not bode particularly well for the bill’s future. 

To read the full article, visit PennRecord.

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