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Antitrust Concerns Raised When Competitors Get Too Cozy

Posted in News & Commentary, Noncompetes and Restrictive Covenants
When competitors make agreements with one another about what they will charge, the territories they will divide, the customers each will sell or the employees they will hire, red flags should raise because antitrust issues may be implicated. Last year I wrote about the settlement several Silicon Valley technology companies reached with the US Department of Justice’s … Continue Reading

The EEOC Wants You to Consider Hiring this Guy.

Posted in Human Resources, News & Commentary
The EEOC is reviewing whether the use of arrest and criminal conviction information acts as a hiring barrier and whether employers should be precluded from asking about criminal convictions.  The EEOC publicized the meeting in a press release titled  Striking a Balance Between Workplace Fairness and Workplace Safety.  Particularly troubling about this hearing is the fact that the … Continue Reading