Rent-A-Center Beats EEOC's Religious Bias Suit

Littler attorney Robert Friedman is quoted in this article about Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Rent-A-Center Inc., a case in which a Washington federal judge recently ruled that Rent-A-Center Inc. didn't violate civil rights laws by firing a Seventh-Day Adventist who refused to work on Saturdays. "This was an important and thoughtful decision by the court, which recognizes the realities of the retail and rent-to-own industries," Friedman says.

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