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Civil Rights

Jun. 20, 2024

Snap to pay $15M to settle pay discrimination claims

The California Civil Rights Department had accused the social media company of systemically paying female employees less than male workers.

The California Civil Rights Department won a $15 million settlement with the makers of Snapchat in a lawsuit claiming discrimination, harassment and retaliation against female employees. The settlement, announced Wednesday, also directs social media company Snap Inc. to retain an independent consultant and contract with a third-party monitor to ensure fair employment practices.

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