Post-employment non-compete covenants are problematic on both economic policy and individual rights bases. Such convenants are prevalent in the broadcast news industry, where enforcement is inconsistent and unpredictable largely because of the "unique services" rationale. The author argues that the problem of enforceability should be addressed statutorily.
Jon H. Sylvester,
Validity of Post-Employment Non-Compete Covenants in Broadcast News Employment Contracts,
11 Hastings Comm. & Ent.L.J. 423
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