The FTC wants to ban non-compete clauses. How much power do they really have?
JAN 31
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It’s fairly common for a contract or work agreement to include a non-compete clause, saying the worker can’t go to a competing company for a certain amount of time after leaving their job. But that might not be the case for long - the Federal Trade Commission has put forth a proposal that would ban non-compete agreements. What would that mean for workers and for businesses? The FTC makes rules to prevent unfair competition, but they’re not laws - do they really have the power to make a ban this big? Natalie Pedersen, Associate Professor of Legal Studies at Drexel's LeBow College of Business, helps us explain what’s at stake here and how it could play out.

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