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South Africa: Competition Commission nabs recruiters for price fixing

 |  March 9, 2017

The Competition Commission has decided to prosecute three advertising practitioners specialising in recruitment advertising services for price fixing‚ market division and collusive tendering.

The commission found that Human Communications‚ Kone Staffing and Jobvest had discussed and agreed on prices at which to quote their customers.

“The Respondents’ services include linking job seekers to potential employers and assisting their clients place advertisements in newspapers. They also receive and process responses to the advertisements on behalf of clients. The Respondents’ main clients are government departments and municipalities‚” the commission said in a statement.

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