Apple, Google Beat Class Cert. In Anti-Poaching Suit, For Now

Law360, New York (April 5, 2013, 3:24 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge ruled Friday that a group of former software engineers at Apple Inc., Google Inc. and other technology giants hadn't done enough to show their suit claiming the companies conspired to fix employee pay and should proceed on a classwide basis.

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh denied a motion for class certification, saying that Michael Devine, Mark Fichtner and other named plaintiffs — software engineers who formerly worked for leading Silicon Valley companies — had not met their burden to show why...
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