High-fashion workers’ bid to revive antitrust lawsuit gets US Justice Dept, state AG support

The U.S. Justice Department and 21 state attorneys general want a lawsuit reinstated that accuses Saks Fifth Avenue and several high-end luxury designers of conspiring to stifle retail employee mobility.

The Justice Department and the states, most of which have Democratic attorneys general, have asked the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in friend-of-the-court briefs to reverse a judge’s decision that dismissed an antitrust case in March that was filed by former Saks employees. Read more at Reuters.