For Immediate Release - April 30, 2014

Statement Of Housing And Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki On Non-Compete Legislation

BOSTON – Tuesday, April 29, 2014 – Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki released the following statement:


“We thank the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development for its action today to address a significant hindrance to the growth of our innovation economy, the enforcement of non-competition agreements. By eliminating non-compete agreements and joining the 48 other states that have adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, we will increase protections for businesses, support our vibrant workforce and ensure that we remain a leader in the 21st century global innovation economy.”