UPS says what it did was within policy and the law.
Now Terry, a 53-year-old African-American man from Buckeye, is taking on the parcel giant in federal court.
He’s suing for alleged violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act, based on the underlying reasons for his use of medications, and for “unlawful discrimination in violation of the [Arizona Medical Marijuana Act].”
Terry was the director of sales for UPS’ Desert Mountain District, a five-state regional hub based in Phoenix. He’s also suing for sex, race, and age discrimination: UPS replaced him with a young white woman. He’s seeking back and front pay, punitive damages, and attorneys’ fees. Local attorney Chris Beams is representing him in the complaint. […]