Facebook Exec To Be Grilled Over Silicon Valley Hiring Pacts

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 4:53 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday said former Google Inc. executive and Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg may be questioned in an antitrust class action accusing Google, Apple Inc. and others of conspiring to fix employees' pay through secret hiring pacts.

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled that Sandberg, Google's former vice president for global online sales and operations, can be deposed by the proposed class around April 23, despite the fact that it will be after discovery cutoff. Facebook is not a party...
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