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Feds sue Food Lion over Triad firing

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a workplace discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it refused to provide time off for a worker who is a Jehovah's Witness and then fired him.
/ Source: WXII12.com

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a workplace discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it refused to provide time off for a worker who is a Jehovah's Witness and then fired him.

According to the complaint filed Wednesday, Victaurius L. Bailey was hired as a meat cutter at a Food Lion in Winston-Salem. Bailey asked not to be scheduled for Sundays or Thursdays so he could attend church services and meetings.

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