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Workers' Comp – Refusal Of Selective Employment – Saturday Work – First Amendment – Religious Freedom (access required)

Where claimant was offered selective employment by his employer, but he refused this employment because it required him to work on a Saturday, contrary to his religious practice as a Seventh-Day Adventist, this refusal of selective employment was unjustified under the terms of the Workers' Compensation Act, and the denial of benefits is affirmed. Workers' compensation ...