Thursday, January 15, 2015

EEOC Sues Over Refusal To Accommodate Rastafarian Employee's Beliefs

The EEOC has announced that on Tuesday it filed a federal lawsuit against Raleigh, North Carolina-based Triangle Catering, LLC for failing to accommodate a new employee's religious beliefs.  The company refused to permit Michael Reddick, Jr., a practicing Rastafarian, to wear a small cap while working as a delivery truck driver. Reddick was eventually fired for insisting on wearing the religious head covering.