Plaintiffs, Claims Added To $100M Bayer Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (May 25, 2011, 3:28 PM EDT) -- Female Bayer Corp. employees beefed up their sex discrimination action in New Jersey federal court Wednesday, adding two new groups of putative class members as well as allegations that an in-house attorney sexually harassed women he supervised.

Six current and former female managers sued Bayer in March, alleging the company implemented discriminatory pay, promotion and pregnancy leave policies that violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and state law. The initial complaint sought $100 million from the German pharmaceutical giant and its U.S. unit Bayer...
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