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ILR Dean's Research - Noncompete Agreements Widespread: Cornell University

Dec 23, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Cornell University issued the following news:

More than 36 million private-sector American workers have signed "noncompete" agreements, which prohibit workers from joining or starting a competing business for a set period of time after leaving their jobs.

These agreements limit workers' ability to leave their jobs for new ones, according to research co-authored by Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. '99, the ILR School's Kenneth F. Kahn '69 Dean and the Martin F. Scheinman '75, M.S. '76 Professo...