10th Circ. Won't Revive Ex-UPS Driver's Retaliation Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (February 19, 2014, 5:55 PM EST) -- The Tenth Circuit on Wednesday refused to revive a United Parcel Service Inc. package car driver's suit alleging retaliation after he was injured on the job, deciding that any improper motive in the plaintiff's termination was mitigated by a grievance panel's independent review.

Affirming a Kansas federal judge's granting of summary judgment to UPS, the appeals court said the panel consisting of regional union and management representatives had properly considered the company's stated reason for the firing: that the driver dishonestly recorded improper stops during his...
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