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Apple, Google, others agree to $324.5 million settlement in wage case
Apple, Google, others agree to $324.5 million settlement in wage case

The dollar amount is now on the record. Apple, Google and other tech giants accused of artificially suppressing wages by conspiring not to poach each other's talent have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by their employees for $324.5 million. The approximate dollar amount, stipulated in settlement records filed in federal court late Thursday, had been an open secret in Silicon Valley in recent weeks, though attorneys had declined to confirm the figure. It still needs to be approved by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose. If she does, there will surely be grumbling among tech employees who have publicly complained that Apple, Google, Intel Corp. and Adobe Systems Inc. would be...

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