Non-compete agreements have long been an embattled area of employment law, particularly in startup industries where innovation and intellectual property protection are paramount. Recently, these agreements have come even further under fire, as the White House called on state policymakers to carve back the enforceability of non-compete agreements. North Carolina, in particular, has narrowed their scope significantly. In light of these developments and the ever-present cries that they stifle innovation and are unfair to employees seeking to make a living, it’s worth considering the future and necessity of non-compete agreements. Click here to read full article.