UPS and the Buffalo, N.Y., office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have agreed to a $4.9 million settlement over a religious discrimination lawsuit.

The EEOC had contended that since at least 2005 UPS discriminated against employees who had beards or long hair in accordance to their religious beliefs by not hiring them or giving them non-supervisory or “back-of-the-facility” positions where they would not have contact with customers, according to a release.

A UPS rule prohibits…

Atlanta Business Journal
UPS to pay .9 million to settle religious discrimination lawsuit, enhance training

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