23-494. Noncompete clause prohibition; broadcast employees; definitions

A. As a condition of employment, it is unlawful for a broadcast employer to require a current or prospective employee to agree to a noncompete clause.

B. For the purposes of this section:

1. "Broadcast employer" means an employer that is a television station, television network, radio station or radio network.

2. "Noncompete clause" means a clause in an employment contract with a broadcast employer that prohibits an employee from working in a specific geographic area for a specific period of time after leaving employment with the broadcast employer.