DOL settles charges of hiring discrimination with Silicon Valley company

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has entered into a consent decree with Palantir Technologies Inc. to resolve charges of systemic hiring discrimination at the company’s Palo Alto facility.

The decree settles OFCCP’s allegations that Palantir Technologies discriminated against Asian applicants in the hiring and selection process for engineering positions. Under the terms of the decree, Palantir will pay $1,659,434 in back wages and other monetary relief – including the value of stock options – to the affected class and extend job offers to eight eligible class members.

Read the complete DOL News Release here