The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a district court’s certification of a nationwide class of employees alleging unlawful discrimination by United Parcel Service.

Remanding the case for proceedings consistent with its opinion, the 3rd Circuit said the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania improperly certified the class to bring a pattern-or-practice discrimination suit under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 because it failed to consider whether the class members were qualified under the ADA.

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