Feds Gave $300 million to Peter Thiel’s Company Now Being Sued for ‘Discrimination’
The government has awarded more than $300 million in contracts to a company launched by PayPal cofounder and outspoken Trump supporter Peter Thiel that it is now suing over alleged “racial discrimination” in its hiring process.
Palantir Technologies Inc., a Palo Alto, California-based software company that specializes in data analysis, was hit with a lawsuit on Monday by the Department of Labor, which alleges “racial discrimination” against Asians who applied for job openings and internships at the company.
“Filed with the department’s Office of Administrative Law Judges, the lawsuit seeks to end the company’s alleged discriminatory hiring policies and practices,” the department said in a press release. “Palantir provides software and data analysis services under federal contract to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Special Operations Command and the U.S. Department of the Army.” – READ MORE