Antitrust Suit Accuses Samsung, LG of Employment Pact

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG Electronics were accused of agreeing to avoid poaching each other's U.S. employees, according to a U.S. civil lawsuit, in what has become a familiar allegation in Silicon Valley. The proposed class action, filed in a Northern California federal court by an LG sales manager, accuses Samsung and LG of antitrust violations and driving down employee wages.