US aerospace executives face charges for allegedly limiting workers' job mobility

by Marc Selinger

A US federal grand jury in Connecticut has indicted six aerospace executives for their alleged role in a conspiracy to limit the job prospects of thousands of engineers and other skilled workers, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) announced on 16 December.

To curb labour costs, the executives allegedly agreed not to hire employees from each other's companies, which limited the ability of those workers to seek better jobs, pay, and benefits, the DoJ said. The conspiracy affected workers who design, manufacture, and service military and commercial aircraft parts.

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