Monthly Archives: November 2010

Georgia Turns Toward Greater Noncompete Enforcement

While this blog focuses on the continuing evolution of the law of non-competition agreements and related issues in Massachusetts, we occasionally look to notable cases and legislative developments in other states.  What happened in Georgia last week certainly can be described as notable.

Here in Massachusetts, we have spent the past three years debating whether to abolish or substantially limit the enforcement of noncompetes. The principal rationale for doing so would be to remove what is perceived as an inappropriate obstacle to labor mobility and,… More