EEOC Vows To Flesh Out UPS Medical Leave Suit

Law360, New York (September 14, 2010, 4:41 PM EDT) -- A trial attorney with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Tuesday that the agency planned to augment a recently dismissed proposed class action alleging United Parcel Service Inc.'s 12-month leave of absence policy violates federal laws protecting disabled employees.

Judge Robert M. Dow Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed the complaint without prejudice on Friday, finding the EEOC failed to properly allege that members of a putative class of disabled UPS employees were qualified to perform essential job...
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