Reuters, July 27, 2016 – Qualcomm to pay $19.5 mln to settle gender discrimination class action

Posted July 27th, 2016.

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Qualcomm Inc has agreed to pay $19.5 million to settle a proposed gender bias class action accusing the San Diego-based chip manufacturer of failing to give 3,300 female employees the same pay and promotion opportunities as their male colleagues.

The settlement deal also includes changes to Qualcomm’s policies to eliminate gender disparities for women working in positions involving science, technology, engineering and math, the plaintiffs’ law firm Sanford Heisler announced on Tuesday.

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