Law Blog

Can Catholic Schools Discriminate? The U.S. Supreme Court is About to Weigh In.

discrimination
Catholic Schools and Discrimination

The United States Supreme Court will review two decisions from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit involving the ministerial exception to federal employment discrimination law claims. On December 18, 2019, the Supreme Court granted petitions for a writ of certiorari in St. James School v. Biel and Our Lady of Gudadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, both decisions from the ninth circuit in which Catholic religious schools argued that the ministerial exception protected them from claims of discriminatory employment practices.

Continue reading
  225 Hits
225 Hits

What You Should Know about Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

Religious freedom is protected under the US Constitution, as well as several state and federal laws that protect against specific actions in the workplace that could constitute religious discrimination. This means that anyone who feels attacked, targeted, or treated differently because of his or her religion has the right to take legal action against his or her employer. If you suspect you are a victim of religious discrimination in the workplace, what do you need to know?

Continue reading
  1701 Hits
1701 Hits

What Does the Law Say about Religion in the Workplace?

The First Amendment ensures Americans are free to practice whichever religion they choose and not be forced to worship according to the government, but this does not give everyone the freedom to do anything they want regarding religious practices.

Continue reading
  2291 Hits
2291 Hits

Logo

910 Franklin Avenue
Suite 200
Garden City, NY 11530
Tel: 516-248-5550
Fax: 516-248-6027

655 Third Avenue
Suite 1821
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-679-5000
Fax: 212-679-5005