EEOC Sues Vonage Over Jewish Worker Firing

Law360, New York (June 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed charges against Internet phone company Vonage America Inc. for allegedly discriminating against and ultimately firing a Jewish employee who needed to miss a few days of a training program for religious observances.

The federal agency filed a lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, accusing Vonage and parent company Vonage Holdings Corp. of violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act by refusing to allow technician Mikhail Rozenberg to miss two days...
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