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Due to a systematic pattern of discrimination against its female employees, Novartis Corp. must pay more than $3 million in compensation to 12 women, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled on May 18th. However, these 12 women are a mere fraction of those represented in this class action suit. “The verdict supports the claims of 5,600 women,” Davis Sanford, the plaintiffs’ lawyer, told Bloomberg Tuesday.