In our last post, we wrote about several California-based companies that are facing a class-action lawsuit for attempting to fix and suppress the wages of their employees. The companies - Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Intuit - are all in some way related to each other. Each of the companies is either "controlled by Apple's CEO, or a company that shared a member of its board of directors with Apple."
One of the main complaints in the lawsuit details the use of cold calling and information sharing. The companies are facing the lawsuit, in part, because their employment policies explicitly prohibit cold calling. Although the policies can be put in place to prevent companies from poaching each other's most valuable employees, it negatively impacts the employees.
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