Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Jehovah's Witness Sues Former Employer Saying Requirements Violated Her Belief In Predetermination

Nexstar Broadcasting reports on a lawsuit filed in federal district court in Pennsylvania by Sharon Shepard, a Jehovah's Witness, who claims that the was fired on religious grounds by Gannondale, a residential care facility for young women in Erie (PA). Shepard, who was employed as a bookkeeper, claims she was required to attend meetings where she was supposed to work on growth and change. She says, however, that her religion believes in predetermination.