After my column on non-compete clauses was published earlier today, I heard back from a two more sources.

Steve Glickman is a co-founder of the Economic Innovation Group, a bipartisan policy organization that analyzes data on the connection between innovation and economic growth.

Glickman’s take: “Non-competes, which cover roughly 20% of American workers, reduce economic dynamism by limiting job turnover, reducing mobility and putting up barriers for people to start businesses. This impacts workers’ earnings potential and community innovation across the country, and we desperately need state and local leaders to facilitate more risk-taking, not less.”

By: David D. Haynes, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Read the full article here.


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