Religious Schools Can Discriminate Against The Disabled, Supreme Court Rules

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religious schools discriminate ministers

Employers must avoid discriminating against workers for a whole host of things, like sex, race, religion, national origin or disability. But there are exceptions, like Cheryl Perich, who was fired several years ago from her teaching post after she took disability leave. That's because she taught at a Lutheran school and, according to a recent Supreme Court ruling, Perich was classified as a "minister."