Thursday, September 17, 2015

EEOC Sues Health Care System For Denying Religious Accommodation

The EEOC announced that it filed suit yesterday against the Minnesota-based North Memorial Health Care for withdrawing a job offer to a Seventh Day Adventist nurse after she requested an accommodation for religious practices.The federal court lawsuit seeks damages for nurse Emily Sure-Ondara, as well as an injunction barring retaliation against employees or job applicants who request religious accommodations.