National Security > COVID-19 Resource Center > Noncompete Considerations for Employers Implementing Cost-Cutting Measures and Operational Changes in the Wake of COVID-19
26 Jun '20

As COVID-19 continues to spread and economic uncertainty persists, many employers are implementing layoffs, pay cuts, furloughs and other operational changes that could cause them to lose the ability to enforce their noncompete agreements. Accordingly, before implementing these cost-cutting measures, it is critical for employers to evaluate how such measures could affect the enforceability of their noncompete agreements. To assist with this analysis, we outlined below the various issues employers faced with these circumstances should consider.

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