Open Enrollment | Subscribe to Dealerscope HERE
Connect
Follow us on
Advertisement
 
 

The No-Hire Paper Trail Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt Didn't Want You to See

January 23, 2013

Steve Jobs threatened patent litigation if Palm wouldn't agree to stop hiring Apple employees, says former Palm CEO Edward Colligan in a statement dated August 7th, 2012. The allegation is backed up by a trove of recently-released evidence that shows just how deeply Silicon Valley's no-hire agreements pervaded in the mid-2000s. Apple, Google, Intel, and others are the focus of a civil lawsuit into the "gentleman's agreements," in which affected employees are fighting for class action status and damages from resulting lost wages, potentially reaching into the hundreds of millions of dollars.

...

 

Companies Mentioned:

More Suggested Content:

Gary Shapiro 2012
In the Spotlight: Gary Shapiro
January 10, 2013 From News
The Consumer Electronics Association’s president and CEO reflects on his 30 years at the International CES’s parent organization, and takes a look at what the industry’s retailers and manufacturers can expect in the future.
 
The first Apple iPhone 5 ad
Apple Seen Working on Cheaper iPhone
January 9, 2013 From News
Apple is at work on a "lower-end" version of the iPhone, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. 
 

COMMENTS

Click here to leave a comment...
Comment *
Most Recent Comments: