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Workers harvest mushrooms at Ostrom Mushroom Farms in Sunnyside on Jan. 18. The $60 million facility grew, harvested, packaged and shipped between 8 million and 9 million pounds of mushrooms each year.

SEATTLE — Ostrom Mushroom Farms, a major producer in the Pacific Northwest, will pay a $3.4 million fine for gender discrimination and other unfair and discriminatory practices, resolving a lawsuit filed last year by the Washington Attorney General’s Office.

Officials leading the Sunnyside, Yakima County, company failed to take responsibility for any wrongdoing before selling the business to Windmill Farms of Ontario, Canada, Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday.

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Demonstrators, including Martin Rios, center, a United Farm Workers organizer, pose for a group photo during a rally organized by workers from Ostrom Mushroom Farms in Seattle, Washington on Nov. 20. The workers from Sunnyside gathered outside Metropolitan Market in Queen Anne to call attention to their efforts to unionize.