NC Restaurant Charged with Discrimination Based on Religion

June 21, 2006 ( - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing Winston-Salem Dining Concepts, bringing claims that it fired a Mormon worker who would not work on Sunday, according to the Triad Business Journal.

Director of the EEOC’s Charlotte District Office Reuben Daniels, Jr. said in the news report, “In cases like these, it is always in the employer’s interest to meet an employee halfway and come up with an arrangement acceptable to both.”

The Business Journal was not able to gain a response from the company, which operates under the name Copeland’s of New Orleans.