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Going AFTRA noncompetes

9/30/2002 04:08:00 AM Eastern

The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists is trying to outlaw noncompete clauses in the nation's capital.

AFTRA reps and local members Joe Krebs of WRC-TV and Bob Edwards of National
Public Radio testified in favor of the Broadcast Industry Contracting Freedom
Act of 2002 before a Washington, D.C., City Council labor subcommittee.

Testifying against the bill were Morris Weinman of the Maryland-D.C.-Delaware
Broadcasting Association, Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s Mark Hyman and Radio One personality Joe

A vote is expected Oct. 15.

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