UPS Hit With Suit Over Trademark Threats Against Worker – Law 360

A United Parcel Service employee sued the company in Georgia federal court on Monday after being threatened with a trademark lawsuit for using the company’s name, logo and colors in the course of criticizing the treatment of workers.

Carl Gregory, a driver and warehouse worker in Florida, filed a declaratory judgment lawsuit to prove that the First Amendment allows him to use the company’s trademarks to criticize a recent collective bargaining agreement struck between UPS and the Teamsters union.

The use at issue? A business card.

White UPS Worker Alleges He Was Fired to Appease Latino Employee – My News LA

A former United Parcel Service employee is suing the company, alleging that as a white worker he was wrongfully fired in 2017 and made a “sacrificial victim” of the firm’s desire to appease a Latino employee who had brought unfounded discrimination complaints against the package-delivery giant.

Mason McConn’s Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit alleges wrongful termination, racial discrimination, retaliation, defamation and false light invasion of privacy. Along with UPS he is suing the Latino worker, Pedro Flores, and company human resources employee Gerald Yee.

The suit filed Wednesday seeks unspecified damages and an injunction directing UPS to not discriminate or retaliate against employees.

Q&A with David Abney, 2018 Most Admired CEO Lifetime Achievement Award recipient – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta Business Chronicle just named our list of Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs of 2018. They are scheduled to be honored on Aug. 23 at an awards event at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. Here’s a Q&A with David Abney, chairman and CEO of United Parcel Service Inc., recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Q: Please tell us what leadership and being a leader means to you.

A: The biggest thing I look for in a leader is how they carry themselves – in good times and in bad times; when they’re speaking to a large audience, and when no one is watching. A true leader is the person who has a set of standards that they hold themselves more accountable to than anyone else would.

UPS driver accused of driving under the influence –

According to a news release from the West Carroll Sheriff’s Office, they received a complaint of a UPS driver who appeared to be driving under the influence on August 16, 2018.

A deputy located the UPS truck near Oak Grove and noticed the driver swerving from side to side.

A traffic stop was initiated and the deputy identified the driver to be Skyla Hall from Winnsboro, LA. Hall submitted to a series of field sobriety tests and performed poorly indicating impairment.

At that time, Hall was arrested, and a backpack containing Hall’s personal belongings was found in the truck.

Deputies searched the backpack and found 7 hydrocodone pills in the coin pocket of Hall’s wallet.