Google will spend $3.8 mn, including $2.6 mn in back pay to 5,500 employees, to settle accusations that it underpaid 2,783 women from 2014 to 2017 in its software engineering group in Mountain View, California, and the Seattle area. Hiring rate differences for disadvantaged women and Asian candidates for software engineering roles also came into light. Google will set aside $1.25 mn for pay adjustments for engineers for the next 5 years.