S&C Critical Insights – Antitrust Issues in No-Poach Agreements and Employee Compensation

May 29, 2021

In this episode of S&C’s Critical Insights, Joe Matelis and Samantha Hynes discuss what employers need to know about the changing antitrust ramifications of no-poach agreements and other agreements affecting employee compensation. They provide a brief background on U.S. antitrust law related to employee compensation, explore the indictments returned by the DOJ in late 2020 and early 2021 involving wage-fixing and no-poach agreements, and discuss steps employers can take to ensure that HR decisions affecting employee compensation comply with updated laws.