California High Court Denies Appeal Of $16.3M Age-Bias Ruling Against Staples

(September 8, 2016, 10:42 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court on Aug. 10 denied a petition to review a $16.3 million judgment against Staples Inc. and Staples Contract & Commercial Inc. in an age-discrimination suit filed by a former employee (Bobby Dean Nickel v. Staples Contract & Commercial, Inc., et al., No. S235680, Calif. Sup.; 2016 Cal. LEXIS 6485).

Bobby Dean Nickel had worked for Corporate Express, an office supply company, for seven years when Staples Inc. purchased the company in June 2008 and renamed it Staples Contract and...
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