Breaking News from NYC:
A NYC jury has rendered a verdict against pharmaceutical giant, Novartis, finding that the company had engaged in a pattern and practice of discrimination against women. In particular, the jury found that the company paid women less than men and treated pregnant women unfavorably. You can link to an article from ABC News here, discussing the case.
Second Sex Discrimination Verdict Against Novartis:
This verdict is the second sex discrimination verdict the company has suffered in the last few months. In early March, a jury in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia rendered a verdict in favor of pharmaceutical sales representative Mary Kate Breeden against Novartis, awarding her $289,669on on a claim of retaliation for taking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).