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Posted on: Oct 10, 2014

By Amanda C. Couture of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC

Ever since referees penalized NFL player Husain Abdullah for his post-touchdown prayer during a recent Monday Night Football game, religious discrimination has been in the news. The incident has been a good reminder of the importance of consistency in the enforcement of workplace rules. If you're just catching up with the story, be sure to check out these articles for more on what happened and how it relates to labor and employment law: 
NFL: Husain Abdullah Penalty Wrong
NFL: Husain Abdullah Should Not Have Been Penalized
A Monday Night Football Lesson on Workplace Religious Accommodations

This article was written by Amanda C. Couture of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC. If you would like to submit content or write an article for the Labor and Employment Law Section page, please email Mary Kay Price at


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