Antitrust Posts

DOJ Targeting Human Resource Professionals

Department of Justice Now Targeting Human Resources Professionals for Criminal Antitrust Violations: (“Human capital (i.e., skilled labor) has become increasingly vital to the success of business enterprises. But such invaluable capital can also be extremely difficult to attract and retain, as corporate loyalty has become less of a two-way street and the gold ring of opportunity swings by. * * * Although tempting additions or alternatives to sometimes problematic noncompete agreements, [no-poach and wage-fixing agreements] may soon carry federal criminal penalties.”)