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Mapping Company Esri to Pay $2.3 Million to End Pay Bias Claims

Aug. 3, 2022, 7:44 PM

Esri, a digital mapping and analytics company, will pay $2.3 million to settle US Department of Labor allegations that it paid 176 women less than their male colleagues.

The Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs alleged the technology company discriminated against women at its Redlands, Calif., headquarters in 2017, according to a statement released Wednesday.

The agency polices anti-bias laws and affirmative action obligations among federal contractors, regularly auditing to ensure compliance.

In addition to the settlement sum, the company will evaluate how it pays workers and provide additional training for managers, the agency said.

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