May 29, 2024
Providers | Tea Leaves
  • Hospital lobbies have signed onto a multi-sector letter of 230 industry associations and chambers of commerce urging the Federal Trade Commission to bump the effective date of its ban on employee noncompete clauses. Sent late last week, the letter outlines a “lack of Commission guidance on key pieces” of the final rule passed in a 3-2 April vote. The letter also points to ambiguity amid the ban’s pending legal challenge, which the groups said could lead to unnecessary and “substantial legal costs” for employers rushing to implement a ban that may ultimately be overturned. (Article here)