Employees Sue Knorr, Wabtec After DOJ No-Poach Settlement

Law360 (April 16, 2018, 8:34 PM EDT) -- Employees of rail equipment suppliers Knorr-Bremse and Wabtec have filed suit in Pennsylvania federal court over an alleged long-running agreement between the rivals not to poach each other’s workers, after the U.S. Department of Justice reached a settlement with the companies earlier this month.

A proposed class of current and former employees of Knorr-Bremse AG and Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp., known as Wabtec, filed their complaint April 11 over no-poach agreements that were supposedly in place from 2009 until 2016. An attorney for the workers,...
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