Some Damages Upheld In UPS Religious Bias Case

Law360, New York (January 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appeals court has partially affirmed a jury’s damages award in the case of a driver for United Parcel Service Inc. who was fired for refusing to complete his route on a Friday past sundown because it would violate his beliefs as a Seventh-day Adventist.

In a ruling handed down Tuesday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, a three-judge panel ruled that even though the jury that heard the case of UPS driver Todd Sturgill was improperly instructed, the errors did not...
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