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Non-compete agreements are essential for protecting employers from losing intellectual property, employees, trade secrets, and customers. There are already lawsuits in progress aiming to halt this new ruling before it starts in six months.

Although enforcing these agreements can be challenging, especially for non-executive positions, they are effective when crafted correctly. I’ve personally dealt with this when I ran my business — I successfully enforced non-compete agreements and won cases based on the loss of customers and revenue due to an employee who took several clients.

This new ruling strips away a crucial layer of protection for employers in an industry known for its high turnover and vulnerability to losses in training, development, advertising, and intellectual property.