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Comment: Poultry antitrust case over worker pay shows thinking behind withdrawal of 30-year-old US information-sharing guidance

By Khushita Vasant and Chris May
  • 25 May 2023 21:57
  • 25 May 2023 21:57
The US Department of Justice's labor market antitrust settlement with George's Foods provides a case study in how its information-sharing guidelines could be abused by companies — and offers insight into why that guidance was revoked.

George's and its unnamed alleged co-conspirators hired a consultant to survey the companies about employee wages and

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Khushita Vasant

Chief Antitrust Correspondent, US

Khushita covers US antitrust enforcement and litigation for MLex. A former Brussels hand, she wrote about about antitrust & mergers for the Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR), she has covered the EU's actions against Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to name a few. Khushita specialises in tech and patent policy coverage which featured in the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards. Previously as a financial journalist for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, she wrote about monetary policy and the bond and currency markets. Khushita studied journalism at Mumbai University, and received an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for a masters from universities in Germany and Austria.

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