Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe have now offered $415 million to settle accusations that they had conspired against their own employees, according to the New York Times.
Judge Koh, the California federal judge overseeing the antitrust class action claiming Google Inc., Apple Inc., Intel Corp. and Adobe Systems Inc. illegally agreed not to poach each other’s engineers set April 9, 2015, as the trial start date.
We previously blogged about how Federal District Judge Koh ordered four leading tech companies to come up with more money to settle a class-action lawsuit that accuses them of conspiring against their own employees.
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh rejected as too low a $324.5 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging Intel, Google and Apple conspired with several other technology companies to block their top workers from getting better job offers.
In a case that alleged that major Silicon Valley employers colluded not to poach employees from each other, Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe have agreed to pay to settle a major lawsuit according to a letter filed Thursday with the federal judge handling the case. Continue reading “Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe settle antitrust case alleging they conspired not to hire employees from each other”