Watch Now! Patrick McGovern Presents on NJBIZ Panel "FTC Non-Compete Ban: What Businesses Need to Know"

May 16, 2024

Firm Partner and Labor & Employment Law specialist Patrick W. McGovern, Esq. took part in a panel presentation for NJBIZ entitled, "FTC Non-Compete Ban - What Businesses Need To Know" which is now available to view on-demand.

Mr. McGovern and his panel had a lively and informative conversation regarding the Federal Trade Commission vote to ban the use of noncompetition agreements for almost all workers in the U.S. Unless the rule is blocked by legal challenges, it is expected to take effect in four months. 

Panel Topics Included:

  • Details on the ruling
  • Potential impact on employers
  • What the timeline might be for implementation
  • Implications for non-disclosure agreements and other restrictive covenants
  • What legal challenges are expected and more

About Patrick McGovern, Esq.

Mr. McGovern represents management in labor, employment, employee benefits and immigration matters, advising on compliance regarding all aspects of employer-employee relationships, including union-free and union avoidance strategies; drug testing policies; wage and hour laws and immigration law as well as labor and employment and benefits issues that arise during mergers, acquisitions, facility closings, business expansion, workforce reductions and merger integrations.

He represents management in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, including proceedings involving representation, decertification, unit clarification and unfair labor practices as well as labor arbitrations, collective bargaining and project labor agreement negotiations. He appears in state and federal court and before regulatory agencies in matters arising under fair employment practices laws, labor laws, wage and hour laws and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

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