Upon completion of this case, you should be able to answer the following questions:

  • Why were Jimmy John’s non-compete agreements controversial?
  • What is a “non-poach” agreement and why is it problematic for workers?
  • In which states are non-compete agreements unenforceable?
  • What is a company’s argument for having a non-compete agreement?

Case Materials

Jimmy John’s and the Non-Compete Sandwich | Al Jazera (Apr 7, 2016)