Congressional Democrats Urge FTC To Ban Noncompete Agreements ‘Without Delay’

Posted on AllSides April 19th, 2023
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Democrats in the Senate and House sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina M. Khan on Tuesday urging the agency to implement its proposed ban on noncompete agreements “without delay” and keep the rule as broad as possible.

The FTC announced in January that it plans to bar employers from using such contracts to lock workers into their jobs and prevent them from taking better offers elsewhere. The antitrust and consumer protection agency declared the agreements an unfair method of competition that violates the Federal Trade Commission Act.

The proposal has drawn cheers from...

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