D.C. Bans (Almost All) Non-Compete Agreements

The District of Columbia will soon impose what is arguably the most sweeping non-compete ban in the country. With a few limited exceptions, the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020 (“the Act”) prohibits the use of non-competition agreements across all income levels both during and after employment. Non-Compete Agreements. “Employee” is defined as […]

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Maryland Orders Closure of Non-Essential Business To The Public

Today, Governor Hogan announced an Executive Order, Number 20-03-23-01, closing all non-essential businesses to the general public at 5 p.m. today.  Although this is not a “shelter-in-place” directive, Marylanders are urged to stay home. This directive does close retail establishments that were previously permitted to remain open under earlier executive orders. The Governor’s Office of […]

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Handling EEOC Systemic and Individual Discrimination Investigations and Litigation

handling_eeoc_systemic_and_individual_discrimination_investigations_and_…This practice note addresses how to effectively represent an employer in both individual and systemic investigations and litigations by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission). The EEOC investigates cases against public and private employers arising under federal anti-discrimination laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the […]

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