Topic: Wage-fixing agreements

DOJ witness claims he was pressured to join wage-fixing agreement

Four at-home healthcare agency owners charged with entering into a wage-fixing and no-poach conspiracy tried to pressure others to join, a rival who recorded conversations with the defendants has testified.

10 March 2023

DOJ seeks first no-poach conviction at home healthcare staffing trial

An agreement between four home healthcare agency owners to fix wages and not hire each other’s employees violated US antitrust law regardless of whether they acted on it, the Department of Justice has told a federal jury in Maine.

09 March 2023

Portugal has “pipeline” of no-poach cases, agency head says

The Portuguese Competition Authority’s first-ever no-poach case spurred a stream of employee tip-offs and company leniency requests that has led to further investigations in labour markets, Margarida Matos Rosa has said.

02 March 2023

Enforcement in labour markets can help reduce inflation, Portuguese economist says

Tougher enforcement in labour markets can help tackle inflation driven by worker shortages, the Portuguese Competition Authority’s chief economist has said.

27 February 2023

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