Hewlett Packard California Equal Pay Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a class action against the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company alleging that women were paid less than men, in violation of the California Equal Pay Act and other laws.

Docket Number:

18 CV 337830

Company: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: November 1, 2015 to November 3, 2022

Objection Deadline: March 21, 2023

Exclusion Deadline: March 21, 2023

Final Approval Hearing: April 27, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide documentation unless you are asking for an enhancement payment.


You may be eligible if you are a woman (as specified in HP’s Human Resources Information System, Workday) actively employed in California by HP at any point between November 1, 2015 and November 3, 2022 in one of the job codes listed in Exhibit A.

Not included are those who entered into a waiver and release or arbitration agreement about their employment and those who were a recent college hire, that is, hired within two years of an internship where the age at hire was 23 or below with a Bachelor’s degree, 27 or below with a Master’s degree, or 30 or below with a Ph.D. degree.

Typical Settlement Amount:

The amount of $400,000 has been set aside as a dispute fund. Class members can submit a Money Enhancement Request to ask for more than the settlement payment allotted to them if they have documentation to support that request. These requests will be evaluated on a pro rata basis, so that they do not exceed the amount of the fund. If funds remain unused, they will be distributed pro rata to all participating settlement class members.

Total Settlement Amount: $8,500,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Lockridge Grindal Nauen
Zimmerman Reed

Claim Form: Equal Pay Settlement Monetary Enhancement Request Form

Case Name: R. Ross & C. Rogus v. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company

Settlement Website: Equal Pay Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Atticus Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Ross & Rogus v HPE
c/o Atticus Administration
PO Box 64053
Saint Paul, MN 55164

Tags: Civil Rights, Equal Pay, Sexual Discrimination