Forest Labs To Pay $4M To End Gender Bias Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (October 6, 2017, 10:38 PM EDT) -- Forest Laboratories Inc. agreed to pay $4 million to settle claims by a group of female employees who had accused the company of widespread gender discrimination, ending years of litigation in the dispute, according to a proposal filed in New York federal court Friday.

The Actavis PLC unit will shell out the sum to cover a payout to female sales force employees who worked at the company for at least one day between Feb. 6, 2010, and April 3, 2017, according to the proposal. The women...
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