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US DOJ concerned about complaints over poultry processors' wage depression, limiting contracts, official says

By Khushita Vasant
  • 17 Nov 2022 18:22
  • 17 Nov 2022 19:10
The US Department of Justice has been receiving "a lot of complaints" over workers' wage depression and limiting contracts for workers, among other antitrust law violations, in the meat-packing and poultry processing sector, a senior agency official said today.
"In industries and markets where there's a high level of concentration,

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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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