What About the No Test Oath Clause
stevenjamar at gmail.com
Fri Nov 24 16:54:08 PST 2006
On Nov 24, 2006, at 7:30 PM, Bob Sheridan wrote:
> Steven Jamar wrote:
> "...Fourth, to the private workplace the US Constitution does not
> reach. So one would need to look to the duty to accommodate
> religious practices and beliefs under state anti-discrimination laws."
> The Constitution may or may not reach the private workplace per se,
Under what circumstances may the Constitution reach the private
workplace per se, other than the 13th Amendment banning slavery?
> but if a large business, such as Macy's, for example, fires a
> worker for showing up with a Muslim head-scarf, doesn't she have an
> issue to bring to the U.S. EEOC as a matter of religious
> discrimination in employment?
Statutory claim. Not constitutional claim, no?
> Bob S.
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