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(820 ILCS 90/5)
In this Act:
"Covenant not to compete" means an agreement:
(1) between an employer and a low-wage employee that
restricts such low-wage employee from performing:
(A) any work for another employer for a specified
(B) any work in a specified geographical area; or
(C) work for another employer that is similar to
such low-wage employee's work for the employer included as a party to the agreement; and
(2) that is entered into after the effective date of
"Employer" has the meaning given to such term in subsection (c) of Section 3 of the Minimum Wage Law. "Employer" does not include governmental or quasi-governmental bodies.
"Low-wage employee" means an employee whose earnings do not exceed the greater of (1) the hourly rate equal to the minimum wage required by the applicable federal, State, or local minimum wage law or (2) $13.00 per hour.
(Source: P.A. 99-860, eff. 1-1-17; 100-225, eff. 8-18-17.)