Florida Lawyer Says Christian Facebook Posts Got Him Fired
Law360 (November 20, 2020, 6:00 PM EST) -- A fired lawyer sued a domestic violence center in Florida federal court Friday, claiming the nonprofit gave him grief for his Christian Facebook posts and back problems before firing him despite his "exemplary" performance.
Daniel Blattner filed a complaint in Tampa federal court alleging that Community Action Stops Abuse Inc. forced him to work in a humiliating environment, wrongly backed a Blattner subordinate in a dispute and ultimately sent him packing due to his Christian faith, disability and age.
"CASA's discriminatory treatment created an unnecessary hostile environment," the complaint said. "Throughout plaintiff's tenure at CASA, he was an exemplary employee."...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!