A U.S. agency filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Sabbath-observant Orthodox Jew whose religious practices cost her a job. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission took action Wednesday to help Amanda Nathan, whose offer of employment was rescinded by the French Connection, an international clothing retailer, after she told them she needed to leave early on Friday afternoons but was willing to work extra hours on other days of the week to make up the time.
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