Featured Articles

Android Wear installed on 50-100k phones

Android Wear installed on 50-100k phones

Android Wear is a companion app that you need in order to run your new Android Wear watch.

More...
AMD launches 45W desktop Kaveri parts, finally

AMD launches 45W desktop Kaveri parts, finally

AMD has finally launched three 45W Kaveri SKUs, which were in the works for months. The three chips feature configurable TDP,…

More...
Desktop Broadwell LGA is Socket 1150

Desktop Broadwell LGA is Socket 1150

Broadwell was supposed to come in 2014 and it will ship in the last quarter of this year for detachable thin…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 19 November 2012 10:09

Ebay sued over employee agreement

Written by Nick Farrell



Anti-poaching schemes illegal


The Justice Department has sued eBay over what it dubbed an illegal agreement with Intuit not to headhunt the company's staff. The DoJ feels that the deal eliminated competition for workers, depriving them of access to better job opportunities.

The deal was hatched by Meg Whitman who was then eBay's CEO, and Scott Cook, Intuit's founder. Cook was serving on eBay's board at the same time he was complaining about eBay's headhunting of Intuit employees. EBay said it will vigorously defend itself and the government was wrong.

It said that EBay's hiring practices conform to the standards that the Department of Justice has approved in resolving cases against other companies. Tax and financial software company Intuit, which faced similar antitrust allegations in 2010 and settled, called the new lawsuits a matter for eBay.

A spokesman for Whitman, who left eBay in early 2008 and now makes expensive printer ink for HP, declined to comment.

More here.

Nick Farrell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments