Do Noncompetes Make Mass. Noncompetitive?
WBUR | Curt Nickisch – Listen Here
BOSTON — Massachusetts lawmakers are considering a ban on noncompete agreements. Those are the clauses in employment contracts that bar an employee from working for a competitor, sometimes for several years.
The debate pits many established Bay State corporations against Greater Boston’s tech sector.
‘People Are Just Going To Move To California’
Last month, James Mitchell gave his two weeks notice. The 32-year-old told the Boston Web marketing company he worked for he was leaving to join a startup. And he was sure that he was not violating the noncompete clause in his contract. Read more…