Law360, New York (October 8, 2014, 5:42 PM EDT) -- Merck & Co. Inc. on Wednesday lost its bid to dodge a $250 million gender bias class action filed by five female sales representatives who say Merck froze women out of hiring and advancement opportunities, after a New Jersey federal judge ruled Merck's motion to dismiss class claims was premature.
U.S. District Judge Joel A. Pisano on Wednesday sided with five current and former female Merck employees who filed suit against the pharmaceutical giant, alleging it cultivated a “boys club” environment in which women were offered limited opportunities to advance due to stereotypes about men being breadwinners and women staying home...
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