Forest Labs Says Sex-Bias Plaintiffs Lack Evidence

Law360, New York (July 31, 2015, 6:38 PM EDT) -- Forest Laboratories Inc. urged a New York federal court Thursday to reject a class certification bid by employees who filed a $100 million lawsuit accusing the drugmaker of bias against female workers, saying the workers haven't shown any evidence of bias, let alone commonality.

The Actavis PLC subsidiary said that the named plaintiffs in the proposed class and collective action have failed to show even that the company paid them less than men, let alone that it paid thousands of other women in the company less than their male comparators. The employees' suit also doesn't show that the proposed class performed...

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