Zillow settles 4 employee discrimination and harassment suits

  • During a court-ordered conference on May 5, Zillow settled four lawsuits with its Irvine, California-based employees.
  • The complaints involved racial and age discrimination, sexual harassment and unreasonable expectations for employees.
  • In a separate class-action complaint, Zillow also reached a settlement in principle for a suit that alleged at least 120 of the firm's hourly sales consultants were owed $5 million in overtime.
  • Despite having a track record that's far from blemish-free, Zillow has implemented a number of employee-focused initiatives that resulted in its recognition as an attractive workplace.

Don't miss Hacker Connect SF
Dive into the latest Technology affecting RE, July 17, 2018

Zillow Group has cleared several legal ensnarements with its employees in Irvine, California, just before heading into the first day of trial with archrival Move Inc. today. During a court-ordered conference on May 5, Zillow settled four lawsuits that accused the Seattle-based company of harassment and discrimination.