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?
Jimmy John’s and the Non-Compete Sandwich | Al Jazera (Apr 7, 2016)
Jimmy John’s drops noncompete clauses following settlement | CNBC (Jun 22, 2016)
Why Janitors Get Noncompete Agreements, Too | Pew Trusts (May 17, 2017)
Section 1 Challenge to Jimmy John’s No-Poach Agreement Survives Motion to Dismiss (Aug 8, 2018)
7 Fast-Food Chains to End ‘No Poach’ Deals (requires library login) | The New York Times (July 13, 2018)