Jury Verdict of Bias Upheld in Case of Lesbian UPS Worker

Eastern District Judge Jack Weinstein affirmed a jury verdict this week in favor of a lesbian who claimed hostile work environment discrimination at United Parcel Service, and decried the fact that "no federal statute explicitly protects against employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation."

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