Court rules for UPS in case over driver hearing tests

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    Court rules for UPS in case over driver hearing tests - Business Insurance

    Employers using business necessity as a defense against discrimination lawsuits received a boost last month when a federal appeals court ruled in favor of United Parcel Service Inc. in a case filed by hearing-impaired applicants for drivers' jobs.

    The Dec. 28 ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals' full, 15-member panel vacates a 2006 ruling by a three-judge panel of the same court.