The Federal Trade Commission proposed an expansive new rule on Thursday that would ban companies from imposing noncompete agreements on their employees, a move that could give approximately 30 million Americans more freedom to switch jobs and look for higher pay, but seems likely to face a legal challenge.

The action will either change the face of labor rights or lay the groundwork for a high-stakes showdown over the FTC’s power to shape the rules of antitrust.

Economic Dynamism Non-Compete Reform

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