Monthly Archives: October 2009

Legislative Hearing on Noncompetes

Yesterday, the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development held a public hearing on proposed non-compete legislation (details about the legislation are below).  The co-sponsors of the compromise legislation, Representatives Brownsberger and Ehrlich, introduced the bill, after which various interested parties presented their views to the Committee.  Unfortunately, I was not able to stay for the entire hearing, but a very comprehensive summary of the differing viewpoints that were presented can be found here.  … More

Upcoming Hearing and Revised Legislation

The next round in the ongoing debate about noncompetes in Massachusetts has arrived.  As described here, a public hearing on various forms of pending noncompete legislation will take place before the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development on October 7, between 10:30 am and 1:00 pm.  The location is Room A-2 of the State House.  The public is invited to attend and testify.

Earlier this week,… More