August 2, 2010

Novartis Reaches $152.5 Million Sex-Bias Settlement

Novartis pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay as much as $152.5 million to settle a gender-discrimination class action brought by female workers.  The settlement, which was filed in federal court in Manhattan on July 14, 2010, follows a May 19 jury verdict in the case awarding $250 million in punitive damages to a group of 5,600 employees.  The terms of this agreement ensure that every woman who worked at Novartis over the past eight years […]