EEOC Files A Lawsuit Against United Airlines for Religious Discrimination

Last month, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against United Airlines on the basis of religious discrimination. In an article written in New York and posted on JDSupra, a Buddhist pilot was diagnosed with alcohol dependency and had to obtain a new medical certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In order to do so, United Airlines conducts a program for pilots who struggle with substance abuse, which requires regular attendance at Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). The