Millions Paid In Religious Lawsuits For Inflammatory Behavior

$1.3M Awarded In Employee Firing For Religious Bias

$1.3M Awarded In Employee Firing

Jose Gonzalez and Glenn Owen were awarded $1.3 million for back pay and damages. After attending an annual Jehovah’s Witness convention for every year of their employment, they were fired for attending in 2005. EEOC Acting Chairman Stuart J. Ishimaru said, “These two employees never should have had to choose between their jobs and their sincerely held religious beliefs.”