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In what is one of the first recent tech sector discrimination lawsuits to reach a proposed settlement, Uber Technologies has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a discrimination and hostile work environment class action lawsuit brought on behalf of about 420 women and minority software engineers.

Court papers filed Monday night by plaintiffs counsel at Outten & Golden indicate that beyond the common fund payout to the class and its lawyers, Uber has agreed to reform its compensation and promotion practices for class members. If the deal is approved, Outten & Golden lawyers would monitor Uber’s reforms for three years after the deal is approved.

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Ross Todd

Ross Todd is the Editor/columnist for the Am Law Litigation Daily. He writes about litigation of all sorts. Previously, Ross was the Bureau Chief of The Recorder, ALM's California affiliate. Contact Ross at [email protected] On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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