Case: Forest

Forest Laboratories Agrees to $4M Gender Discrimination Settlement

October 10th, 2017

By Paul Tassin After more than five years of litigation, a Forest Laboratories gender and pregnancy discrimination class action has reached a $4 million settlement. Ten employees of Forest Laboratories submitted the proposed settlement for court approval this past Friday. Under terms of the Forest Laboratories class action settlement, the company will create a $4 […]

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Forest Labs To Pay $4M To End Gender Bias Suit

October 6th, 2017

By Kat Greene Law360, Los Angeles (October 6, 2017, 10:38 PM EDT) — Forest Laboratories Inc. agreed to pay $4 million to settle claims by a group of female employees who had accused the company of widespread gender discrimination, ending years of litigation in the dispute, according to a proposal filed in New York federal […]

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Female Workers Win Conditional Cert In $100M Sex-Bias Row

September 2nd, 2015

By Vin Gurrieri Law360, New York (September 2, 2015, 9:27 PM ET) — A New York federal judge on Wednesday conditionally certified a group of female workers who filed a $100 million gender bias suit accusing Forest Laboratories Inc. of widespread discrimination, saying the employees cleared the minimal hurdle required for initial certification. U.S. District […]

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Six More Women Join $100M Forest Labs Bias Case

November 5th, 2012

By Gavin Broady Law360, New York (November 05, 2012, 3:36 PM ET) — Six women on Friday joined a $100 million New York gender discrimination class action against Forest Laboratories Inc., bringing to 10 the total number of sales representatives who say they were denied fair compensation and promotions by the drugmaker. The six new […]

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Gender discrimination class expanded in suit against Forest Pharmaceuticals

November 5th, 2012

As it appeared in Workforce Plaintiff law firm Sanford Heisler L.L.P. expanded a putative class action gender discrimination lawsuit filed against Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc. in federal district court in New York on Monday. The New York-based law firm named four plaintiffs in its original complaint, filed in July. The four original plaintiffs were all Pennsylvania […]

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Forest faces $100M gender bias suit

July 6th, 2012

As it appeared in FiercePharma by Eric Palmer Megan Barrett says when she returned from each of two maternity leaves, her job ranking at Forest Laboratories ($FRX) was downgraded. When Jennifer Seard tried to figure out a way to both continue to work and get time to take care of her epileptic son, she says […]

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Gender bias class action suit filed against Forest Pharmaceuticals

July 5th, 2012

As it appeared in Business Insurance by Judy Greenwald NEW YORK—A $100 million putative class action gender discrimination lawsuit was filed against Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc. Thursday in federal district court in New York. The lawsuit, filed by New York-based plaintiff law firm Sanford Wittels & Heisler L.L.P. on behalf of female former sales representatives for […]

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Forest Labs hit with $100 mln gender bias lawsuit

July 5th, 2012

As it appeared in Reuters By Jonathan Stempel July 5 Forest Laboratories Inc was sued for at least $100 million by four former sales representatives who accused the New York-based drugmaker of discriminating against women, including those who become pregnant or care for young children. Thursday’s complaint seeks class-action status, and compensatory and punitive damages […]

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