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Food Lion Sued by EEOC for Religious Accommodation Violation Under Title VII

Seems that Food Lion has experienced a problem that dogs many companies that operate in more than one location; uneven application of workplace policies.

Latest case in point: The EEOC sued the company this week for allegedly denying a reasonable accommodation to an employee in its meat cutting department who needed Sundays and Thursday nights off to pursue his duties as a minister and elder in Jehovah’s Witness. 252 more words

SIGNAL BOOST: Freedom of Religion Is Not Free

…unless you are of the dominant paradigm.  If, on the other hand you are running a PAGAN convent, expect your local town to declare your religion “illegitimate” and so wind you in legal fees that it will result in bankruptcy for your house. 106 more words

Paganism & Rationalism

The 5 Worst Reasons to Oppose Gay Marriage

Recently Rory O’Neill, otherwise known as ‘Panti’, was on RTÉ’s ‘The Saturday Night Show’ with Brendan O’Connor where they discussed homophobia. During this interview, O’Neill stated that he believed some people in Irish media were homophobic. 1,214 more words


Atheist Group Points Out Diner's "Praying In Public" Discount Is A Civil Rights Violation

Last week, a diner in North Carolina made headlines for giving a 15% discount to customers who said grace before eating. While the owner argued that the discount was more about rewarding customers who express “gratitude,” it’s hard to ignore that the discount is described on receipts as a discount for “Praying in Public.” 489 more words


Sympathy for the Devil (Worshipers, That Is)

Most pagans, and certainly those who publicly call themselves witches, at one time or another, have had some very mis-informed Christian spit “Devil worshiper!” at them.   177 more words

Paganism & Rationalism

Religion and the Workplace

When trying to determine the relationship that government and religion should have, many Americans are quick to think of Jefferson’s oft quoted explanation of a “separation between Church & State”. 1,053 more words

Civic Life