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Disney settles antitrust suit over anti-poaching practices

Pixar and Lucasfilm faced litigation for agreeing not to recruit competitors’ employees

Pixar and Lucasfilm Ltd. have tentatively agreed to settle a lawsuit that accuses them of violating antitrust law with their recruiting policies.

A group of tech workers sued the two Walt Disney Co. units for allegedly entering into agreements with competitors in which they promised not to recruit each other’s employees. The plaintiffs argued that these deals constituted a conspiracy “to fix and suppress the compensation of their employees,” according to Bloomberg.

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