The Trial Lawyer Fall 2017 - Page 85

rig be forced to sign a non-compete? What about a person who flips burgers or waits tables in a restaurant? Or the few factory workers we have left, since neoliberal trade policies have moved the jobs of tens of thousands of companies overseas? Turns out corporations are using non-competes to prevent even these types of employees from moving to newer or better jobs. America today has the lowest minimum wage in nearly 50 years, adjusted for inflation. As a result, people are often looking for better jobs. 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