Happy african american couple shake hand of insurer salesman buy insurance services, black family clients customers handshake Customer and employee non-solicits generally can protect an employer's lifeblood — its customers and talent — from the risk of a departing employee poaching those relationships. (Photo: Adobe Stock)

For many years now, companies have used non-compete agreements both to prevent employees from joining competitors and as a de facto retention tool. But new trends in the legal and labor landscape suggest that companies reconsider their reliance on these non-competes to achieve their goals.

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