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Religious Discrimination

The Christina Bookstore of Port Alice seeks a cashier. Mansour, a Muslim. Applies for the job. He is not hired because he is not a member of a Christina religion. When sued for religious discrimination, by Mansour, the Bookstore asserts membership in a Christian religion as a BFOQ. Under what conditions will this defense be successful?

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The Bookstore would have to prove that being Christian is reasonably necessary to the normal operation of the business in which the Bookstore is in. In other words, there has to be a direct relationship between being ...

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Defending religious discrimination under Title VII and BFOQ