Mealey's Labor & Employment - Judge Rejects Apple's, Google's $324M Settlement In Employees' Conspiracy Suit

Mealey's Labor & Employment - Judge Rejects Apple's, Google's $324M Settlement In Employees' Conspiracy Suit

SAN JOSE, Calif. - A federal judge in California on Aug. 8 rejected $324.5 million partial class action settlements between employees and Apple Inc., Google Inc., Intel Corp. and Adobe Systems Inc. on the employees' claims that the high-tech companies conspired to fix and suppress employee compensation and to restrict employee mobility by entering into agreements not to compete for one another's employees in violation of federal antitrust law(In Re: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation, No. 11-2509, N.D. Calif.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110064).

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