UPS Settles Suit Over Jehovah's Witness Firing

Law360, New York (November 5, 2013, 5:12 PM EST) -- United Parcel Service Inc. has agreed to pay $70,000 to settle a religious discrimination suit in New Jersey federal court for the company's alleged refusal to change a former employee's schedule so he could attend a worship service, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Monday.

The Atlanta, Ga.-based package-delivery giant also agreed to put up notices outlining how employees can request a religious accommodation, in conspicuous places throughout the Saddle Brook, N.J., location where Jehovah's Witness Christopher Pompey was fired after skipping work to go...
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