Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
United Parcel Service
Current Parent Company: 
United Parcel Service
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: https://law.justia.com/cases/kentucky/court-of-appeals/2018/2016-ca-0011...

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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Parent: 
package delivery
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Parent company note: 
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