Burger King Settles Claims It Axed Christian Worker Over Skirt

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 4:35 PM ET) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has reached a $25,000 settlement with a Texas Burger King franchise operator accused of illegally firing a female cashier for wearing a skirt to work as required by her Pentecostal Christian religion, according to a Texas federal court filing Wednesday.

The EEOC and Fries Restaurant Management LLC filed a consent decree with the court, saying they have worked diligently to reach the deal, which disposes of the religious discrimination suit in its entirety. The EEOC brought suit in August, accusing...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Fries Restaurant Management, LLC


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3:12-cv-03169

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Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

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Barbara M.G. Lynn

Date Filed

August 22, 2012

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