Monthly Archives: February 2020

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Are Physician Non-Compete Agreements Legal in Florida?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Florida generally permits the enforcement of non-compete agreements, provided the employer can show there are “one or more legitimate business interests” justifying any restrictions on a former employee’s ability to work, such as protecting trade secrets or customer goodwill. But in recent years, there has been growing concern about the use of non-compete agreements… Read More »

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Senator Marco Rubio Proposes Legislation to Limit Non-Compete Agreements in Florida

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

On November 14, 2019, the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a public hearing to consider a number of bills related to non-compete agreements. The committee’s chair, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, introduced legislation earlier this year that would restrict the use of such agreements with respect to certain workers. But… Read More »

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