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Court Grants Preliminary Approval of Proposed Settlement in Costco Gender Discrimination Class Action. Call 1-866-501-2300 for more information.

On February 12, 2014, the court granted preliminary approval of the parties’ proposed class action settlement. Notice of the settlement was mailed to all class members on February 26, 2014. The Court will hold a hearing on May 22, 2014 to consider any objections and decide whether to give the settlement final approval. You can view a copy of the settlement notice here.

Under the settlement, Costco will make certain changes to its promotion process for AGM and GM positions. In addition, the settlement establishes a claims process through which class members may file a claim and an arbitrator will decide whether they were denied an AGM or GM promotion because of their gender. The settlement creates an $8 million fund from which any successful claimants will be paid.

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information about the terms of the settlement agreement and the process for making a claim.

If you are a member of the class and have questions about the settlement, or the process for making a claim, you can click here to contact the attorneys handling the case. You can also contact us toll-free at 1-866-501-2300. There is no cost or obligation for our review of your information.