Christian Worker Sues Raytheon Over Sunday Work

Law360, New York (March 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A devout Baptist has sued a division of defense contractor Raytheon Co. for forcing him to work Sundays.

The complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court of Kansas, claims Raytheon Aircraft discriminated against employee Christopher Mack by accommodating the faith of his co-workers while having no time for his.

The Kansas man, who became a pastor in 2004, claims while the discrimination was a company-wide policy, Raytheon stopped short of ignoring the religious beliefs of Caucasian workers.

The pastor claims that between October 2004 and...
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