Case: Daiichi

PR Newswire, February 22, 2016 – Sanford Heisler Kimpel Secures Final Approval Of $8.2M Settlement In Daiichi Sankyo Gender Discrimination Case

February 22nd, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Sanford Heisler Kimpel, LLP, a leading national civil rights law firm, continued its battle against Big Pharma this week, securing an $8.2M monetary settlement and impressive programmatic reforms for female sales professionals at Daiichi Sankyo, the Japanese-based, multinational drug company. The nearly 1,600 female plaintiffs were represented in the […]

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Daiichi Sankyo Shells Out $8.2M In Sex Bias Settlement

August 31st, 2015

By Beth Winegarner Law360, San Francisco (August 31, 2015, 4:44 PM ET) — Daiichi Sankyo Inc. has agreed to pay $8.2 million to settle a class action in California federal court with nearly 1,400 female employees who say the drug company paid them less than their male peers, according to a settlement motion filed Friday. […]

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LawandMore.com, February 19, 2013 – “Wellens v Daiichi Sankyo” – Sanford Heisler takes on another gender cause

February 19th, 2013

As appeared in Law and More In gender discrimination disputes, businesses don’t want themselves up against the law firm Sanford Heisler.  That firm has become the premier brand in representing plaintiffs in class action lawsuits alleging gender bias – and winning. Japanese pharmaceutical firm Daiichi Sankyo might be very nervous today.  Yesterday, on behalf of […]

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FiercePharma.com, February 12, 2013 – Female reps slap Daiichi with $100M discrimination suit

February 12th, 2013

Daiichi Sankyo is the latest drugmaker to find itself in the hot seat for alleged gender bias. Six sales reps have sued the Japanese company’s U.S. unit, claiming they lost pay, promotions–and sometimes their jobs. They’re aiming for class action status and $100 million in damages. Represented by Sanford Heisler, the firm that successfully sued […]

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The Japan Daily Press, February 12, 2013 – Drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo hit with gender discrimination lawsuit from US employees

February 12th, 2013

Daiichi Sankyo, a maker of cholesterol and blood pressure drugs, is now a defendant in a case filed before a federal court in San Francisco yesterday. Six current and former female sales representatives employed in the Japanese firm’s North American division are accusing the company of gender discrimination in the workplace. According to the lawsuit, […]

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The Miami Herald, February 11, 2013 – Female sales reps: Daiichi Sankyo discriminates

February 11th, 2013

TRENTON, N.J. — Six current and former female sales representatives are accusing drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo of gender discrimination in a $100 million class action lawsuit. The suit alleges that the company pays female sales staff less than men for the same work, promotes women more slowly and treats women who are pregnant or have young […]

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Law360, February 11, 2013 – Daiichi Sankyo Hit With $100M Sex Bias Class Action

February 11th, 2013

Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 1:44 PM ET) — Current and former pharmaceutical sales workers at Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd.’s U.S. unit on Monday brought a $100 million sex discrimination class and collective action against the drugmaker, saying they were paid less than male colleagues for doing the same work. According to the complaint, […]

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Boston.com, February 11, 2013 – Female sales reps: Daiichi Sankyo discriminates

February 11th, 2013

The lawsuit says the women are trying to end gender discrimination for themselves and several hundred other female sales reps who worked for the U.S. arm of Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Co. Sanford Heisler, a law firm specializing in employment discrimination, filed the lawsuit Monday in federal court in San Francisco. This article originally appeared […]

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