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Chris Lepore focuses his practice on labor and employment litigation and counseling. Chris represents employers of all sizes in a wide array of employment-related disputes.

On January 5, 2023, in an announcement that could have sweeping implications for employers across the country, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed a new rule that would ban employers from imposing noncompete clauses on their workers and invalidate all existing noncompetes currently in effect. The proposed rule would apply to independent contractors and anyone else working for an employer, whether paid or unpaid. The proposed rule would also require employers to rescind existing noncompetes and actively inform workers that these restrictions are no longer in effect.

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