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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: United Parcel Service
Current Parent CompanyUnited Parcel Service
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Penalty: $5,300,000
Year: 2016
Date: April 14, 2016
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: employment discrimination
Secondary Offense: racial discrimination
Violation Description: A state jury awarded $5.3 million to a group of black UPS drivers who said they were subjected to a hostile work environment. The verdict was upheld by a state appeals court: (click here)
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Fayette County (Kentucky) Circuit Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: No. 14-2172
Case Name: Barber v. United Parcel Serv., Inc
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: verdict
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Georgia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Current Parent: package delivery
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Current parent company note: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.