Daiichi Must Reveal Worker Contact Info In Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (March 6, 2014, 2:25 PM EST) -- A federal magistrate judge in California ordered drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Inc. on Wednesday to divulge the names and contact information of putative class members to sales employee plaintiffs in a gender bias suit, saying those workers might back up the plaintiffs' arguments for class certification.

Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu's order said that the plaintiffs wanted to contact members of the proposed class — which could cover about 1,500 female sales workers — to bolster their case for class certification and get anecdotal evidence that could...
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