Food Lion to pay $50,500 to worker in Forsyth Co. who objected to schedule for religious beliefs
FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Food Lion LLC has agreed to pay $50,500 to a former employee in Forsyth County to settle an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit focused on religious accommodations, according to the Winston-Salem Journal.
Victaurius Bailey will receive the settlement check within 15 days. Bailey is a Jehovah’s Witness minister and elder.
The agency filed a workplace discrimination lawsuit in August, saying the company violated federal law in denying a religious accommodation request by Bailey, who worked briefly as a full-time meat cutter at two stores.
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