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Ban on Non-Compete Agreements

Upcoming Federal Ban on Non-Compete Agreements

In a significant move that will impact both employers and employees across the country, on May 24, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a Final Rule banning non-compete agreements for employers under its jurisdiction. With limited exceptions, the Final Rule prohibits employers from entering new non-compete agreements with workers and requires employers to notify […]

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Increased Salary Threshold for Overtime Exemptions

(Pay and Benefits > Overtime) In a significant move affecting most U.S. employers, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a final rule increasing the minimum salary level for white-collar exemptions from overtime pay requirements. The rule restricts who will qualify for the executive, administrative and professional exemptions, and the highly compensated employee exemption,

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New Bans on Hair Discrimination

In another recent trend, a growing number of states are passing legislation prohibiting discrimination against race-based hairstyles in schools and workplaces. First introduced in 2019, the CROWN Act—which stands for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair—prohibits denial of employment and educational opportunities because of ethnic hair texture and protective styles such as

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