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California restaurant had fake priest hear workers’ confessions, Labor Department says

Jun 16, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

According to an employee at the restaurant, the supposed priest urged employees to “get the sins out.” Read more

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Labor Department strengthens religious freedom rule

Dec 8, 2020

The Labor Department (DOL) finalized a rule on Monday that allows faith-based government contractors to make employment decisions based on... Read more

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Labor Department issues new religious freedom guidelines

May 19, 2020

Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia has issued a directive that agency leaders should incorporate respect for religious freedom into the daily... Read more

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Senate votes to fund UN population fund and confirm Scalia as Labor Secretary

Sep 26, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The Senate on Thursday passed a temporary extension of government funding ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline, but with an... Read more

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Bishops praise proposal to clarify religious exemptions for federal contractors

Aug 22, 2019

Leaders at the U.S. bishops’ conference have praised a U.S. Labor Department proposal to clarify protections for religious employers seeking... Read more