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Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.

Docket No.: 12-1226
Certiorari Granted: Jul 1 2014
Argued: December 3, 2014
Decided: 3/25/15

Topics:

ADA, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Confrontation Clause, Title VII, adverse employment action, disparate impact, disparate treatment, equitable relief, sex discrimination

PartyNames: Peggy Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Petitioner: Peggy Young
Respondent: United Parcel Service, Inc.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Citation: 707 F.3d 437
Supreme Court Docket

Peggy Young
v.
United Parcel Service, Inc.
Background:

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act ("PDA") provides that "women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions shall be treated the same for all employment-related purposes * * * as other persons not so affected but similar in their ability or inability to work." 42 U.S.C.$ 2000e(k).

Question Presented:

Whether, and in what circumstances, an employer that provides work accommodations to nonpregnant employees with work limitations must provide work accommodations to pregnant employees who are "similar in their ability or inability to work."

Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 3, 2014

Listen to Oral Argument in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Holding: VACATED AND REMANDED
Vote: 6-3
Majority: Judgment Vacated, Case Remanded. Breyer, Chief Justice Roberts, Ginsburg, Sotomayor, Kagan
Concurring: Alito
Dissenting: Scalia,Kennedy,Thomas
Opinion By:
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