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Labor and Employment

NLRB’s General Counsel Issues New Guidance Memo Challenging Non-Compete Agreements as Violating Section 7 of the NLRA

On May 30, 2023, NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued a memo outlining her position that the proffer, maintenance, and enforcement of non-compete agreements violates the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) with few exceptions. Abruzzo’s memo follows recent actions by the Federal Trade…

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NLRB Memo Clarifies the Implications of McLaren Macomb and Whether Employers’ Severance Agreements Violate Employees’ NLRA Rights

On February 21, 2023, the NLRB issued a decision in McLaren Macomb reversing its previous holding in Baylor University Medical Center and once again outlawing the use of overly broad non-disparagement and confidentiality agreements in severance packages. A previous Krieg DeVault LLP Client Alert (…

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