Wednesday, November 23, 2005

A Tricky Situation In New York City

A 26-year-old teacher who worked in a Catholic preschool was fired from her post because she was both preganant and unmarried. The teacher, Michelle McCusker, has filed a federal discrimination complaint against the Church.

The diocese defends McCusker's firing by saying that was out of compliance with the Employee Handbook which directs that teachers must ''convey the teachings of the Catholic faith by his or her words and actions.''

A tricky situation indeed.
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