”…the defendants’ managers scheduled Neal to work the evening shift on Friday, Dec. 24, 2010. Because the shift interfered with her Sabbath observance, Neal, who had previously been allowed to be off for her Sabbath by other managers at the hotel, explained that she could not work on that evening because of her Sabbath. The hotel managers refused Neal’s request and instead fired her…”
The owners/operators of Comfort Inn Oceanfront South in Nags Head, N.C., violated federal law when they failed to accommodate an employee’s religious beliefs and then fired her because of her religion, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed Monday.
According to the EEOC’s complaint, Claudia Neal, who worked as a front desk clerk at Comfort Inn Oceanfront South, is a Seventh-Day Adventist. Neal observes her Sabbath from sundown on Friday until sundown on Saturday.
For more: http://thejobmouse.com/2012/07/31/comfort-inn-oceanfront-south-sued-by-eeoc-for-firing-employee-over-sabbath-issue/