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Pregnant woman's lawsuit against UPS revived by Supreme Court
Pregnant woman's lawsuit against UPS revived by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday revived a pregnant woman’s lawsuit against United Parcel Service, ordering lower courts to determine whether men with a temporary disability were treated better. The 6-3 decision is a partial victory for Peggy Young, who in 2006 was a part-time driver for UPS when her doctor told her she should not lift more than 20 pounds during her pregnancy. UPS required drivers to lift up to 70 pounds. The court, in an opinion by Justice Stephen G. Breyer, refused to say -- as Young had asked -- that workers nearly always should be given special accommodations during a pregnancy. But it also rejected UPS’ contention that its policy was in accordance with a...

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