Religious Discrimination Case Law

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Kamehame School - Bishop Estate, 990 F.2d 458 (9th Cir. 1993)

An employer or customer's preference for an individual of a particular religion is not sufficient to establish a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification.

Parr v. Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Company, 791 F.2d 888 (11th Cir. 1986)

An employer cannot discriminate against a person because of his interracial association with another, such as by an interracial marriage.

Lams v. General Waterworks Corp., 766 F.2d 386 (8th Cir. 1985)

Denying or limiting promotional opportunities to a protected class on the basis of the employer's belief that members of that class are not interested in being promoted is a discriminatory practice.

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