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Concerning noncompetition agreements (Conway, Keiser, Hasegawa)

AN ACT Relating to noncompetition agreements; and adding a new section to chapter 49.44 RCW.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY 1ST SUBSTITUTE
Provisions are added making any contract that restrains an hourly employee from engaging in a lawful profession, trade, or business void and unenforceable. Provisions prohibiting all noncompetition agreements and the exceptions to that prohibition are removed.

Hearing Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=6526&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)