This week, we look at the increased focus on non-compete agreements across the country.

The Current Environment for Non-Compete Agreements

There has been a wave of legislation restricting non-compete agreements in the states, as well as a focus on such agreements at the federal level. The continued shift towards remote work has also complicated non-competes. How do employers maintain compliance? Attorney Erik Weibust tells us more.

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On Your Radar: New Requirements for Plan Sponsors

Plan sponsors should be closely monitoring the “Securing a Strong Retirement Act,” which recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The new law also has favorable support in the Senate and would, among other things, impose additional requirements on employers that sponsor 401(k) and 403(b) plans. Read more.

Spring Ahead on Your Anti-Harassment Training

Year-end deadlines for anti-harassment training requirements can creep up. Get ahead this spring, and check out a preview of our Halting Harassment® online course to meet your deadlines with training your employees will love.  View preview.

Other Highlights

COVID-19 WORKFORCE (re)sources
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Massachusetts Court Rules on Massachusetts Wage Act’s Treble Damages
Workforce Bulletin
Alicia Maziarz, Greg Keating

Washington, D.C. Announces FY 22 Universal Paid Leave Amounts
Workforce Bulletin
Nathaniel Glasser, Ann Knuckles Mahoney, Eric Emanuelson, Catherine Kang

Are the Shadows Lifting?: SCOTUS Today
SCOTUS Today
Stuart Gerson

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