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Globalization is strengthening international corporations relative to American and other workers as well as relative to American government.

We are increasingly seeing more and more behaviors on the parts of corporations in America we usually associate with third world countries.
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Fascism and free market capitalism at their best. Now I'd like those who ignorantly supported the disease called free market capitalism to come here and defend it.
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Fascism and free market capitalism at their best.

Troll or just really stupid?
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I'm probably alone on this, but I don't see any issue with this. Agreeing not to poach from each other is not the same as agreeing not to pay certain positions more than a certain amount. Nothing I read said that a guy from apple cannot get a job at Google just that google cannot cold call looking to poach employees. I see this as no different than a company making a new hire sign a do not compete order.

Unless I missed it and they were agreeing on actual wages I think this is totally silly. Where is this law suit US or Europe, I saw it kept mentioning the DOJ but wasn't sure.
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how long until we have to start choosing which company we pledge allegience to?
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how long until we have to start choosing which company we pledge allegience to?

Companies require do not compete docs all the time. As long as employees who did not sign one of those are free to pursue opportunities wherever they are I see no Issues with companies agreeing not to poach from each other.
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Companies require do not compete docs all the time. As long as employees who did not sign one of those are free to pursue opportunities wherever they are I see no Issues with companies agreeing not to poach from each other.

and those companies tend to usually be a contractor working for a seperate comapany..."dont hire my contractors to work for you full time." even the employees of those companies have to sign similar things.

the issue here is the wage/benefit loc to remove competition.
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Fascism and free market capitalism at their best.

Troll or just really stupid?

No consistent and not always wrong
 
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No consistent and not always wrong

I don't think this has to do with "capitalism" etc explicitely. This sort of greed and scandal happens regardless of the economic or political structure. It comes purely from uneducated and unmotivated consumers and employees. Now that this list is out, employees that work for these companies should quit and find a different job, or create a company of their own. Consumers are at fault for rewarding companies like EA who continually produce horrible products, that dig for more money, but continually rank at the bottom of the barrel as a company.

But unfortunately, it wont happen. Those with the most power to change anything(consumers and employees) wont do squat.
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No consistent and not always wrong

I don't think this has to do with "capitalism" etc explicitely. This sort of greed and scandal happens regardless of the economic or political structure. It comes purely from uneducated and unmotivated consumers and employees. Now that this list is out, employees that work for these companies should quit and find a different job, or create a company of their own. Consumers are at fault for rewarding companies like EA who continually produce horrible products, that dig for more money, but continually rank at the bottom of the barrel as a company.

But unfortunately, it wont happen. Those with the most power to change anything(consumers and employees) wont do squat.

We simply need more worker protection in America...

I don't have an inherent problem with no compete, I do have a problem with no poach. If we move too far beyond that we'll venture into taboo subjects which will never be settled here.
 
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