§ 3-716. Employers prohibited from requiring noncompete or conflict of interest provision in em...
West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: October 1, 2019
Effective: October 1, 2019
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 3-716
§ 3-716. Employers prohibited from requiring noncompete or conflict of interest provision in employment contract, document, or agreement
(a)(1) This section applies:
(b) A noncompete or conflict of interest provision in an employment contract or a similar document or agreement that restricts the ability of an employee to enter into employment with a new employer or to become self-employed in the same or similar business or trade shall be null and void as being against the public policy of the State.
Added by Acts 2019, c. 753, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Acts 2019, c. 753, § 2, provides:
“SECTION 2. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That this Act may not be construed to affect a determination by a court in an action involving a noncompete or conflict of interest provision that is not subject to Section 1 of this Act.”
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 3-716, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 3-716
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2020, from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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