EBay Sued Over Recruiting, Hiring Pact With Intuit

Law360, New York (November 16, 2012, 8:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice and the state of California hit eBay Inc. with lawsuits on Friday claiming that the San Jose-based company ran afoul of antitrust laws by striking a deal not to recruit or hire Intuit Inc. employees.

The Justice Department's lawsuit, which invokes the Sherman Act, claims top executives at eBay and Intuit had an evolving deal from 2006 through 2009 that barred both companies from soliciting the other's workers, and for more than a year, prohibited eBay from hiring Intuit workers at...
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