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Two separate korea-based business entities of pharma giants novartis and pfizer are embroiled in sexual harassment scandals in that country. On wednesday and then again this morning, the korea biomedical review published articles detailing reports of alleged harassment at the two companies. On wednesday, kbr reported that a male employee at novartis korea reported to the company that his. A new york jury found novartis pharmaceuticals corporation liable in a landmark sexual discrimination lawsuit on monday. On wednesday, the jury awarded punitive damages of 250 million. The pharmaceutical company was sued by 5,600 women who accused novartis of discriminating against women on the basis of pregnancy, as well as paying women less than similarly experienced men. few sexual harassment cases reach trial, making the novartis case and the details disclosed during public testimony unusual. During sexual harassment suits, unsavory allegations come to light, and in many cases companies will quickly settle to avoid bad publicity. Sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status of an individual. Novartis promotes the societal and environmental values of the united nations global compact to its. Including any sexual harassment, sexual abuse, corporal punishment, mental or physical coercion or verbal abuse of workers. Sexual harassment occurs all too frequently in the workplace. Many recent sexual harassment allegations that have been made have been directed at top level executives. As investigators, you understand the value of maintaining compliance, confidentiality and promptness when investigating incidents of sexual harassment. Corporate policies code of conduct based on our commitment to reimagine medicine and extend patient lives, the code of conduct is our core principles towards all our stakeholders. Sexual harassment results in violation of the fundamental rights of a woman to equality, her right to life to live with dignity and right to practice her profession which includes a safe environment free from sexual harassment. The ethical dilemma that i will be discussing is sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment means any unwelcome sexual advances, request for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.