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Employer Law Blog
September 14, 2021

New Illinois Law Significantly Restricts Legality of Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements

On May 31, 2021 the Illinois General Assembly passed a groundbreaking bill significantly limiting the use of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements by Illinois employers, to go into effect January 1, 2022. Subject to certain exceptions, the new law applies to all private Illinois employers with Illinois employees.