Shell, Jiffy Lube Hit With No-Poach Antitrust Suit
Law360 (December 3, 2018, 6:03 PM EST) -- A former Jiffy Lube worker filed a proposed class action antitrust suit against the chain and its parent company, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, in Pennsylvania federal court Monday, alleging that "no-poaching" agreements between different franchise owners illegally suppress employee wages.
Proposed lead plaintiff Victor Fuentes said that as part of their franchise agreements, independently franchised Jiffy Lube shops had a clause barring them from hiring anyone who had been employed by another Jiffy Lube franchise within the last six months, which kept stores from competing for the best employees while keeping their wages low.
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