Wednesday, June 08, 2016
EEOC Sues Over Firing of Seventh Day Adventist
The EEOC announced yesterday that it has filed suit against Greenville Ready Mix Concrete, Inc., a North Carolina based company, for refusing to accommodate the religious observances of a Seventh Day Adventist employee. Michael Cole, a truck driver for the company, was baptized as a Seventh-Day Adventist in February 2014, after which he asked not to work on Saturdays. The company nevertheless scheduled him for a Saturday, and fired him when he refused.