Bloomberg Law
Nov. 28, 2018, 11:27 AM

Seventh-day Adventists Seek High Court Help for Workers’ Sabbath

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has long fought to help its members reconcile their work responsibilities with their religious practices. That long-running legal campaign could now make its way to the highest court in the land.

The church represents a former Walgreen Co. training instructor who was fired for failing to conduct a two-hour session on the Sabbath, which stretches from sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday for Seventh-day Adventists. A federal appeals court threw out the worker’s discrimination lawsuit, prompting the church to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene. The high court this week gave Walgreens more time ...

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