Employee Gets $1.2M Verdict Against Staffing Agency

Law360, New York (January 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An employee at Concepts in Staffing Inc. has won her race and gender discrimination lawsuit against the Manhattan-based staffing agency, with a federal jury returning a $1.2 million verdict on her claims of a hostile work environment and emotional distress.

Following two weeks of trial and two days of deliberation, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Dec. 20 found both Concepts in Staffing and its chairman and CEO, Arthur Abrams, liable for discrimination against the plaintiff, Sydney...
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