Judge Awards $1.5M To Disabled Ex-UPS Worker

Law360, New York (April 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Shipping company United Parcel Service Inc. must fork over more than $1.5 million in wages and compensation to a disabled former employee who sued for discrimination, a federal judge has ruled.

Judge Neal McCurn of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York issued his order Friday, awarding 24 years in back and front pay to the ex-manager, Richard Picinich. UPS must also make regular contributions to Picinich's pension fund until February 2024, when he turns 65.

The case was returned to Judge...
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