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How the FTC Non-Compete Rule Could Affect the Veterinary Industry

May 3, 2024

Although non-competition agreements (NCAs) have been a staple in associate veterinarian employment agreements for a long time, there has been a recent trend in the industry to move away from the traditional geographic restrictive covenants. That trend may become the new normal because of a rule recently issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). On April 23, 2024, the FTC by a 3-2 vote adopted a final rule that essentially bans all non-compete agreements arising from the employer/employee/independent contractor relationship. This rule wil...

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From the VetPartners Experts: How to Write a Veterinary Blog Post

Sep 21, 2018
Sarah Rumple

So, you took the advice of my last blog post and created a blog on your practice’s website. Well done! But, now what? What should you write about? What should a blog post include? How are you sup...

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From the VetPartners Experts: 5 Ways to Keep Quality Team Members

Sep 13, 2018
Tracy Dowdy

Employee turnover is not a new problem in the veterinary industry. If you're in the profession—practice owner, manager, associate veterinarian, technician, client care representative, assistant... i...

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