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Other Decisions 10-553 (11/01/2012)

Authority: Supreme Court (USA)

Date: 01/11/2012

Subject: The American Supreme Court recognizes the existence of a ”ministerial exception”, included in the First Amendment, which precludes the application of the laws against discrimination in the workplace to claims concerning business relations between a religious institution and its ministers

Parties: Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission et al.

Original language: English

Classification: Solidarity - Art. 30 Protection against unjustified dismissal

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