The US DoJ indicts a former owner of a North Texas physical therapist staffing company for conspiring with competitors to suppress wages (Neeraj Jindal)

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On Dec. 10, the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division announced in U.S. v. Jindal the criminal indictment of a former owner of a North Texas physical therapist staffing company for conspiring with competitors to suppress wages for physical therapists. The indictment marks a significant turning point in the Antitrust Division's prosecutorial efforts against so-called wage-fixing and no-poach agreements, because it is the first public criminal enforcement action against such agreements. The Antitrust Agencies' Guidance for Anti-Competitive Agreements in Labor Markets In October 2016, the Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission jointly released a policy guidance document on antitrust guidance for human resource professionals. [1] As the agencies explained in the

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  • US Department of Justice (Washington DC)
  • WilmerHale (Washington)
  • Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider (Washington)

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James Moore, John O'Toole, Tiffany Rider, The US DoJ indicts a former owner of a North Texas physical therapist staffing company for conspiring with competitors to suppress wages (Neeraj Jindal), 9 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 102688

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