Friday, June 22, 2018

EEOC Wins Settlement On Behalf of Hebrew Pentecostal Employee

The EEOC announced on Wednesday that it has won a settlement in a religious discrimination lawsuit brought against J.C. Witherspoon, a South Carolina-based logging company. The company fired a Hebrew Pentecostal employee because he refused to work on Saturday, his Sabbath.  The company will pay $53,000 in damages and enter a 2-year consent decree under it will make policy changes and provide training to management employees.