5th Circ. Revives UPS Discrimination Case

Law360, New York (December 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appellate court has vacated a lower court's decision to toss race discrimination claims brought by a retired employee of United Parcel Service Inc.

In a decision Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit revived part of the lawsuit brought by Elton Taylor. The court determined that the statute of limitations clock for his claims started running when the dismissal of a related class action was affirmed by an appellate court — not when the district court tossed the...
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