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Fleming v. City of Boston/Boston Public Library
Re: Employment Law: Religious Discrimination/Paid Leave for Holidays

The following case was reported to JLaw by Rabbi Benjamin Samuels of Newton, MA:

Fleming v. City of Boston/Boston Public Library (Lawyers Weekly No. 22-004-00) [16 pages]

Where the respondent Boston Public Library has given Jewish employees paid leave for Jewish holidays but has refused a Catholic complainant's request for paid leave on Catholic holy days, the respondent has committed illegal discrimination.

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