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Case: Discrimination/Religious Accommodation (S.D. Fla.)

May 4, 2021, 12:41 PM

A federal district court in Florida ruled that a Seventh-day Adventist Broward County school bus shift supervisor whose faith forbids him to work from sundown Friday through sundown Saturday lacks a religious failure-to-accommodate claim, because he failed to allege he was fired or otherwise disciplined because of his faith. The court said that the fact that he’s been forced to use his accrued sick and vacation leave to get paid for the work hours he misses when he departs early on Fridays during the winter months is insufficient to establish a claim under either Title VII or the Florida Religious...

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