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‘Money and Greed’: How Non-Compete Clauses Force Workers to Fight for Rights

Non-compete clauses restrict low-wage workers such as hair stylists and security guards from taking other jobs — and discourage those who aren’t aware of their rights

A US sandwich chain was sued for locking its low-paid workers into non-compete agreements more typical of high-tech workers or top executives. Photo: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images

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