Ex-Staples Worker Gets $26.1M In Age Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 7:06 PM EST) -- A jury in a California court awarded Wednesday a $26.1 million wrongful termination and age discrimination verdict against Staples Inc. and its subsidiary in what the plaintiff’s attorney says is the largest award of this type in Los Angeles legal history.

Bob Nickel was awarded $26.1 million by a Los Angeles jury finding Staples and its subsidiary Staples Contract and Commercial Inc. were liable for age discrimination against Nickel by his supervising managers. 

Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates Inc., who represented Nickel, said the $26.1...
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