False Police Report Sinks White FedEx Worker's Bias Suit

Law360 (March 4, 2020, 9:34 PM EST) -- A white FedEx employee who was suspended for lodging a phony police report saying he was racially harassed not long after posting a sign reading "I stand while the national anthem is played" at his desk can't take his reverse discrimination claims to a jury, a Tennessee federal judge decided.

U.S. District Judge Jon P. McCalla on Tuesday granted FedEx Corporate Services Inc.'s request for summary judgment over claims brought by David Reed that he was subjected to so-called reverse discrimination when he was issued a two-month suspension after being charged with filing a false police report that claimed he was...

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