EU getting antitrust complaints from job boards about Google for Jobs

Reuters is reporting that several european job sites including those owned by Stepstone, Neuvoo and more are complaining to the EU that Google for Jobs is hurting their business.

“In a letter to be sent to European Union competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager on Tuesday and seen by Reuters, 23 job search websites in Europe called on her to temporarily order Google to stop playing unfairly while she investigates.”

The article also goes on to say that Indeed has only lost 5% of its traffic to G4J and that the FTC may or may not be investigating complaints as well.

This story bears watching.

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