RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT REINSTATED
David E. Guinn
davideguinn at YAHOO.COM
Fri Jan 4 14:49:05 PST 2002
This appears pretty agregious on the facts alleged. However, the question stands: could the supervisor have fired her for evanglization?
EEOC Hits Hospital Hard
Ruling Revives Lawsuit Claiming Religious Discrimination
Associated Press / Chicago Tribune
A federal appeals court has overturned a judge's decision to dismiss the
lawsuit of a woman who alleged she was forced to quit her job at the
University of Chicago Hospitals because of her religious beliefs. The
decision, issued Wednesday by a three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit
Court of Appeals, means that Victoria Leyva can go forward with her
lawsuit. In the ruling, the panel held that the Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission, representing Leyva, sufficiently showed that
Leyva was forced to quit because religious discrimination had created
intolerable working conditions.
Read The Opinion (Equal Employment Opportunity Comm'n v. Univ. Of
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