(Worthy News) - The Supreme Court said Wednesday it will consider expanding protections for churches against job-discrimination claims.
The justices agreed to review two cases in which a federal appeals court allowed discrimination lawsuits by teachers against two Catholic schools in California to proceed.
The court has previously ruled that religious employees of a church cannot sue for employment discrimination. But it did not make clear the distinction between a secular employee, who can take advantage of the government's protection from discrimination and retaliation, and a religious employee, who cannot. [ Source: VOA News (Read More...) ]
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