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DreamWorks Animation linked to wage-fixing conspiracy scandal

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DreamWorks Animation, one of the major players in the local entertainment industry, has been linked to a wage-fixing conspiracy, according to a post on The Glendale-based studio along with Pixar and Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic, reportedly made a secret agreement not to poach each others employees in what amounted to an alleged “wage-fixing cartel.”  DreamWorks Animation has approximately two thousand employees.

The damaging evidence came out of a Silicon Valley class action lawsuit, which already has entangled Apple, Intel, Adobe, and Google. A $324 million settlement  has been reached in the case, but it’s not yet a done deal. Finke has more here.

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