By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A subsidiary of Highmark will pay six figures to settle a discrimination claim.

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HM Health Solutions has agreed to pay $410,000 in back pay and interest.

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The company was accused of paying lower salaries to Black, white, and mixed-race employees than it did to Asian employees in the same roles.

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Federal contractors are required to ensure they don’t discriminate in employment.