Judgment Day has come for a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee that rescinded its job offer to a Christian man solely because he wanted to keep the weekly Sabbath holy, which is one of the Ten Commandments. As WND reported last September, Darrell Littrell of Asheville, North Carolina, is a Seventh-day Adventist who holds the belief he cannot work on the Sabbath day, which he observes from sunset on Friday until sunset on Saturday.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued the donut maker on Littrell’s behalf and has now won its case, forcing the franchisee to pay $22,000 and take measures to prevent religious discrimination in the future. According to the EEOC, “Around Dec. 15, 2012, Littrell applied for the position of a donut maker at the Citi Brands’ manufacturing facility in Arden, North Carolina, and was later interviewed by the company’s plant manager. MORE