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Sal's Seafood: Religious Discrimination

LaTonya recently joined the Freewill Pentecostal Holiness Church and as a member, she is not allowed to wear pants. Her employer, Sal's Seafood, requires all employees to wear coveralls provided by the company for sanitary reasons. Although LaTonya wore the uniform prior to joining the church, she now refuses to wear the coveralls. She explained to Sal that wearing pants was against her religion. Sal offered to allow her to split the seams on the coveralls and wear it over her dress. LaTonya refused. Sal fired her for insubordination.
Answer

A. Sal is liable for religious discrimination for failing to provide an accommodation that LaTonya would accept.

B. Sal is liable for religious discrimination for refusing to make a reasonable accommodation of LaTonya's religious practices.

C. Sal is not liable for religious discrimination because LaTonya's religious practice is not recognized by society.

D. Sal is not liable for religious discrimination because he made an effort to accommodate LaTonya's religious practice.

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D. Sal is not liable for religious discrimination because he made an effort to accommodate LaTonya's religious practice.

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