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On This Date in Legal History

On March 8, 1971, the United States Supreme Court decided Griggs v. Duke Power Co. The question presented was– could Duke Power require a potential employee to either have a high school education or pass an intelligence test, when neither criteria correlated … Continue reading

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How Far Does an Employer Have to go to Accommodate an Employee’s Religious Beliefs?

A postal service employee asked to have every Saturday off because working from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday conflicted with his religious beliefs as a Seventh-Day Adventist. The United States Postal Service (USPS) said that it couldn’t accommodate his request, … Continue reading

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