Litigation

Novartis Hit With $250M Punitive Damage Award

NEW YORK - (AP) A jury that found drug company Novartis discriminated against women by paying them less than men, promoting fewer of them and allowing a hostile workplace awarded $250 million in punitive damages on Wednesday.

The same jury concluded Monday that Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. had discriminated against its female employees since 2002, and ...

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