Palantir Technologies agreed to pay nearly $1.7 million to settle Labor Department claims that the Silicon Valley company discriminated against a class of approximately 1,558 Asian job applicants, according to settlement documents obtained by Bloomberg BNA April 25 (OFCCP v. Palantir Techs., Inc., Dep’t of Labor A.L.J., No. 2016-OFC-9, consent decree approved 4/21/17).

The settlement follows a string of administrative lawsuits filed by the DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs against several technology companies in the final...