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DOJ and FTC Release Joint Guidance for Human Resource Professionals on Naked No-Poaching and Wage-Fixing Agreements

On October 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) and Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) (collectively the “Agencies”) issued joint guidance for human resource (“HR”) professionals and other relevant individuals detailing how to avoid potential violations of antitrust laws in employee hiring and compensation practices.