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An Uber spokesman noted that the settlement involves claims dating back nearly five years, and said “while we are continually improving as a company, we have proactively made a lot of changes since then.” (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM)

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.

Ross Todd

Ross Todd is bureau chief of The Recorder in San Francisco. He writes about litigation in the Bay Area and around California. Contact Ross at rtodd@alm.com. On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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