Jewish Woman Accuses Toys 'R' Us Of Religious Bias

Law360, New York (August 3, 2012, 8:35 PM EDT) -- An orthodox Jewish woman has sued Toys “R” Us Inc. in New Jersey for discrimination because the toy retailer allegedly fired her because she refused to work Friday nights and Saturdays based on her religious beliefs.

Shauna Fishweicher contends in the suit in Bergen County Superior Court that she was never told before being hired as an assistant manager for email operations that she would be required to work at those times, which she observes as her Sabbath.

When the conflict became apparent, TRU, which is...
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