EEOC's Review Of Teacher's Firing Wasn't Fair, Group Says

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT) -- A religious rights group said Wednesday that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's premature dismissal of a bias charge from a New Jersey teacher who was allegedly fired after giving a student a Bible resulted from the agency's hostility toward religious claims.

The Liberty Institute, which bills itself as a nonprofit legal group committed to defending religious freedom, said in a letter to EEOC Chair Jacqueline Berrien that the commission asked substitute teacher Walt Tutka for more information about his discrimination claim and then nixed that...
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