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  • Apr 27, 2012, 09:40 AM
    bilbom
    Force staff to attend religious services
    Can a religious 501c3 force staff to attend re3ligious services
  • Apr 27, 2012, 09:49 AM
    JudyKayTee
    No. Can a not-for-profit hire and fire under the laws of the State where it's located? Yes.

    It's employment at will, so a person could, in theory, be fired for not attending religious services. Would a discrimination lawsuit be filed? Would the employer be found guilty of discriminating? Possibly.
  • Apr 27, 2012, 09:53 AM
    ballengerb1
    No they can not force you but they could terminate you if they feel like it. Most state are "at will" employment states. Barring an employment contract they could let you go. Can you give more info?

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