Tagged: DOJ antitrust division

Episode 219 — Antitrust Division Indicts Six Aerospace Executives for Criminal Conspiracy in Labor Markets

In a major development, the Antitrust Division returned an indictment against six executives from aerospace engineering firms for an illegal conspiracy to restrict competition in the labor market for aerospace engineers. After warning U.S. businesses, DOJ started bringing criminal cases against businesses that restrict competition for labor through illegal price-fixing or no-poach agreements. The Connecticut criminal case represents a major step in the Justice Department’s...

DOJ Adds Six New Defendants to Price-Fixing Boiler Chicken Conspiracy

The Justice Department announced a major expansion of its ongoing investigation and prosecution of executives and employees in the boiler chicken price-fixing conspiracy. DOJ recently returned a superseding indictment adding six new defendants to the boiler chicken conspiracy indictment, and expanding the scope of the charged conspiracy.  (Here for earlier Posting on conspiracy). The new indictment charges ten (10) executives and employees at boiler chicken...