Kentucky Enacts New Arbitration Law for Employers

On March 25, 2019, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed into law a bill that allows Kentucky employers to require arbitration as a condition of employment and continued employment. The law substantively amends the language of two state statutes: KRS § 336.700 and KRS § 417.050. Senate Bill 7 will become effective June 27, 2019 and […]

Non-Compete Agreements in Kentucky

Non-compete agreements in Kentucky. Non-compete agreements are generally not favored by the courts. In fact, some states, like California, have enacted laws which effectively ban the use of non-compete agreements. What does Kentucky law say about non-compete agreements? In an important ruling in 2014, the Kentucky Supreme Court clarified the law on non-competes in a case […]