State Law

Revised Code of Washington-Title 49-Chapter 49.62. Noncompetition covenants

08/27/2023 Washington Section 49.62.030

When void and unenforceable against independent contractors

Restrictive Covenants

(1) A noncompetition covenant is void and unenforceable against an independent contractor unless the independent contractor’s earnings from the party seeking enforcement exceed two hundred fifty thousand dollars per year. This dollar amount must be adjusted annually in accordance with RCW 49.62.040.

(2) The duration of a noncompetition covenant between a performer and a performance space, or a third party scheduling the performer for a performance space, must not exceed three calendar days.