• DOJ & FTC Release Antitrust Guidance for HR Professionals
  • November 25, 2016 | Authors: Sam S. Grimes; Gary M. London; April McKenzie Mason
  • Law Firm: Burr & Forman LLP - Birmingham Office
  • The Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued a strong warning to HR professionals: certain agreements to fix salaries or limit competition could result in criminal and civil penalties. The guidance is the first to address exchanges of salary and benefit information in decades, yet it comes as no surprise, due to a number of recent investigations of corporate employment agreements.