Pixar, Lucasfilm said to settle employee no-poaching lawsuit

The two companies are said to have arrived at a settlement with a proposed technical class of employees

By , IDG News Service |  IT Management

The engineers have stated in a supplemental motion that though the evidence supports certification of either a class of all-salaried employees or a class of technical, creative, and research and development employees, there is powerful evidence that the no-cold calling agreements at issue in the case were designed substantially to disrupt recruiting of technical class employees. The plaintiffs had earlier proposed the two classes.

In view of the proposed Pixar and Lucasfilm settlements and others that may be noticed by July 19, Judge Koh has asked each side to submit briefs on how the settlements will impact the supplemental motion for class certification scheduled for hearing on Aug. 8.

John Ribeiro covers outsourcing and general technology breaking news from India for The IDG News Service. Follow John on Twitter at @Johnribeiro. John's e-mail address is john_ribeiro@idg.com

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