Press Release Year: 2011

Settlement Announced In Medtronic Qui Tam Case

December 12th, 2011

Medtronic Agrees To Pay $23.5m to Feds & Nearly $4m to Four Relators In Cardiac Rhythm Management Device False Claims Suits For more information, contact Jaime Baum, 847 502 3825, JSB@newsPRos.com (December 12, 2011, Washington, DC) Medtronic, Inc, one of the world’s largest medical device manufacturers, has agreed to a $23.5m settlement with the U.S. […]

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Audry Urda v. PetSmart, Inc. and Matthew Girard

October 13th, 2011

FORMER FEMALE EMPLOYEE SUES PETSMART & ITS MANAGER Complaint Details Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment Wrongful Termination For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, jamie@newspros.com (October 13, 2011, Richmond, VA) – PetSmart, Inc., (NASDAQ: PETM)was barking up the wrong tree when it subjected its employee Audrey Urda to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment, […]

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AT&T Employees’ Overtime Collective Action Trial Opens Today

October 3rd, 2011

Complaint Asserts Giant Telecom Misclassifies First-Level Managers in CT, Requires Them to Work Up to 80 Hours Weekly, But Pays Them No Overtime For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-294-1027, Jamie@newspros.com (October 3, 2011, Bridgeport, CT) – Does AT&T owe its First-Level “Managers” overtime pay when it requires them to work more than 40 […]

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Accounting Giant KPMG LLP Faces $350 Million Gender Discrimination Class Action

June 2nd, 2011

Accounting Giant KPMG LLP Faces $350 Million Gender Discrimination Class Action Class of Female Managers Seeks Damages, Changes in Pay & Promotion Policies For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, 201-788-0142, Jamie@newspros.com; or Jaime Baum, newsPRos, 847-502-3825, jsb@newspros.com (June 2, 2011, New York, NY) – Although KPMG LLP – one of the “Big Four” […]

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Bayer Gets $100M Gender Class Action Headache

March 21st, 2011

Pharma Giant Calls Female Managers “Backstabbing,” “Indecisive” Complaint Details Systemic, Pervasive Company-wide Discrimination For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, jamie@newspros.com (March 21, 2011, New Jersey) – Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals was handed a pounding $100 million headache today that even its highly-publicized aspirin is unlikely to relieve.  The law firm of Sanford Wittels & […]

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Class Action Cites CIGNA Health Care for Discriminatory Employment Practices

March 3rd, 2011

Complaint Says Gender Discrimination Is Company’s Standard Operating Procedure Not Less Than $100 Million in Damages and Nationwide Reforms Sought For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-788-0142, jamie@newsPRos.com (March 3, 2011, Boston) – Gender discrimination in the form of a hostile work environment and differential treatment of males and females occurs company-wide at CIGNA […]

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Business, Women’s Leaders Urge Supreme Court to Recognize Value of Class Actions to Employees and Business Community at Large

March 1st, 2011

Contact: Sadie Kliner  or Jamie Moss 202.986.2600 or 201.493.1027 Amicus Brief Describes How Nondiscriminatory Policies and Critical Workplace Reforms Achieved through Class Actions Benefit Businesses WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 28, 2011 – On Tuesday, a group of business women and leading women’s organizations filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the business […]

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Class Action Charges “Viva La Discrimination” at Publicis

February 24th, 2011

$100 Million in Damages Demanded Glass Ceiling Keeps Women in Their Place, Out of Key Management Roles For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, 201-788-0142 (cell); or Jaime Baum, newsPRos, 847-502-3825. (February 24, 2011 New York, NY) –“Viva La Difference!” celebrates the slogan for diversity at Publicis Groupe, one of the world’s “big four” […]

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