9th Circ. Reopens Deaf Worker's Suit Against UPS

Law360, New York (August 27, 2010, 5:06 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court on Friday reopened a case alleging a unit of United Parcel Service Inc. did not provide a deaf employee with sufficient translation services for regular meetings or company policies.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission raised sufficient questions regarding accommodations UPS Supply Chain Solutions' provided to Mauricio Centeno that a district court wrongly dismissed the case on summary judgment.

The EEOC brought a case alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities...
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