5th Circ. Runs Over Ex-UPS Driver's Religious Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has rejected the claims of a driver for United Parcel Service Inc. who alleged that the shipping giant discriminated against him because he was a Seventh-day Adventist.

On Monday, the Fifth Circuit tossed out the case brought by Jeffrey Jones, upholding a lower court's decision that UPS had not erred in its treatment of the employee.

“UPS offered Jones reasonable accommodations that Jones failed to avail himself of,” the Fifth Circuit ruled.

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