August 15, 2012

Comfort Inn Oceanfront South Sued By EEOC for Religious Discrimination

The owners/operators of Comfort Inn Oceanfront South in Nags Head, North Carolina, violated federal law when they failed to accommodate an employee’s religious beliefs and then fired her because of her religion, charged in a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to the complaint, Claudia Neal, a front desk clerk at Comfort Inn Oceanfront South, is a Seventh-Day Adventist. In accordance with her religious practices, Neal observes her Sabbath from […]
August 13, 2012

Southern Church denied black couple wedding

Even though the couple set a date and sent out invitations, a Mississippi church denied black couple their wedding at the church. Charles and Te’Andrea were denied a wedding at the minly white First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs. The church told them it had decided no black could be married at that church. Read more Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects individuals against employment discrimination on the basis of race, […]