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Top tech companies investigated for employee-poaching ban

This week, a federal judge ordered Google, Apple, and five other high-tech companies to court.

A couple of years ago I wrote about the U.S. Justice Department turning up the heat on allegations that some Silicon Valley companies were acting monopolistically in their hiring practices. This week, a federal judge ordered Google, Apple, and five other high-tech companies to court over accusations that they violated anti-trust laws by conspiring not to poach each other's employees.

CBS News correspondent Lee Cowan looks at this development.

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Toni Bowers is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.

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