5/6/2013 10:52:26 AM
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!
Teva Pharmaceuticals, one of the bulwarks of the Israeli economy, has decided not to fight a court ruling that, essentially, leaves the drugmaker looking insensitive heartless. A Tel Aviv District Labor Court judge ordered Teva to pay roughly $600,000, including court costs, to the estate of a woman who served as the assistant to former ceo and president Israel Makov, but was later fired after she was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, Globes reports. In her ruling, Judge Ariella Gilzer-Kats sharply criticized Teva saying that "we were shown a dismal picture, which is inappropriate for a company in a civilized country, especially for a public company." Indeed, the behavior is in sharp contract to a company that is known for contributing not only to the economy, but Israeli society at large.
Help employers find you! Check out all the jobs and post your resume.
comments powered by