According to the EEOC’s complaint, Sara Bing converted to Pentecostalism in 2010. As a member Sarah believes women cannot wear pants. In accordance with this religious belief, Sarah has not worn pants since the fall of 2010. Silver has worked for various J-Burgers and Fries restaurants since 1992. Taste Like Home purchased the restaurant where Sarah worked in Hot Springs, AK. In April 2013, the EEOC’s complaint alleged that the companies informed Sarah she must wear pants to work because of their dress code policy. According to the EEOC, Sarah told Taste Like Home she could not wear pants because of her religious beliefs. However, the companies ultimately fired her for refusing to wear pants to work.
What are some beliefs and practices of Christianity?
Did the company do the right thing?
If you were the manager, how would you handle this situation?