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Jul 2021
July 13, 2021

Warner Employment News From the Law Shanty – Employers Beware: Labor Shortages and Antitrust Laws

In this issue of “Warner Employment News From the Law Shanty,” Warner attorneys Steve Palazzolo and Brian Masternak discuss the current labor shortage and what employers can and cannot do to ensure competitors do not steal their employees. Although employers may be tempted to strike agreements with competitors to not hire each other’s employees, limit pay and benefits or share that information, doing so may violate state and federal laws. Recently, the Department of Justice has shifted focus and has been pursuing criminal prosecution for these practices. When trying to retain and attract talent, nothing is ever cut and dry. That’s why it’s important to involve an antitrust attorney before you take matters into your own hands. To learn more from Steve and Brian, click on the link below to view the video. 

Warner News From the Law Shanty

 Look for additional Warner podcast recordings in the near future from attorney Steve Palazzolo’s podcast “Warner Employment News From the Law Shanty.”

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