(Reuters) – Raytheon Applied sciences Corp mentioned it’s a goal of a U.S. Division of Justice investigation into hiring practices within the aerospace business, the U.S. aerospace and protection agency mentioned in a submitting on Friday.
No felony cost has been filed in opposition to the corporate or its associates, the corporate added.
Raytheon had obtained a subpoena in late 2019 targeted on alleged hiring restrictions between Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of Raytheon, and a few of its suppliers of outsourced engineering companies. It additionally included requests relating to Collins Aerospace.
A former Pratt & Whitney worker and another staff of outsourced engineering suppliers had been charged in December for proscribing the hiring and recruiting of engineers and expert laborers in a approach that violated antitrust legal guidelines.
“Raytheon Applied sciences is dedicated to complying with relevant state and federal legal guidelines and is cooperating absolutely with the federal government’s inquiry,” the corporate mentioned in a press release.
(Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru; Modifying by Sandra Maler)
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