New York employers be warned – your non-compete agreements may be under attack.

The office of the New York Attorney General (AG), Eric Schneiderman, has recently reached settlements with two different companies that require each one to suspend their practice of requiring incoming employees to sign non-compete agreements.  The settlements clearly send a signal that the New York AG is critical of employers who require low-level employees to sign non-competes as a condition of employment.  These agreements were never favored by New York courts, and this may be the time to re-think the broad use of such contracts.

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