June 25, 2012

Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Settled by Taco Bell

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Family Foods, Inc. which is a company that owns some Taco Bell restaurants in North Carolina will pay $27,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit.  An employee sued when he was fired because he refused to cut his hair for religious reasons.  The employee was Christopher Abbey, who is 27 years old and worked for Taco Bell from 2004 until 2010.  He was told to cut his long hair but according […]
November 3, 2011

Religious Discrimination Claimed Against Veterans Affairs Officials

In Houston, TX, a lawsuit has accused Veterans Affairs officials of religious discrimination. The lawsuit was filed by the Veterans of Foreign Wars District 4, the American Legion Post 586 and the National Memorial Ladies. The lawsuit alleges the Houston National Cemetery for banning religious words such as “God” or “Jesus” and banning prayers at soldiers’ funerals.