UPS Will Pay $70K In Religious Discrimination Case
November 4, 2013
The United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) will pay $70,000 to settle a religious discrimination case brought by a Jehovah’s Witness former employee who was denied a schedule change to attend an annual religious service. Shortly after refusing the request, managers at the Saddle Brook, N.J. UPS facility fired the employee and placed him on a UPS “do not rehire” list. As part of its settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, UPS agreed to conduct anti-discrimination training for managers and supervisors, and discuss the policy with employees during pre-work meetings.
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