Conflicts under the Americans with Disabilities Act
On May 17, 2010, a federal jury in a class action suit in Manhattan awarded 12 former female sales representatives a total of $3.4 million in damages for alleged gender discrimination by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis. The jury found that the company had discriminated against the women in terms of pay and promotion, mostly on the basis of pregnancy.
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