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UPS Ground, EEOC Reach $75,000 Pact for Driver Who Had Stroke

July 28, 2020, 8:08 PM

UPS Ground Freight Inc. will pay $75,000 to settle an EEOC case alleging the company violated disability bias law when it failed to assign an employee to a full-time dock worker position after he had a stroke and needed to wait a year to be recertified as a driver, federal court records show.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the company on Monday filed a joint motion for entry of the settlement with the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

Judge Julie A. Robinson approved the pact Tuesday, bringing an end to the agency’s Americans with Disabilities Act ...

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