Court Rules AGAINST Worker Fired For Refusing LGBTQ Training

Looks like employees will be forced to bow down to diversity training!

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  • A federal appellate court rejected the appeal of an upstate man who was fired from his job at a school district in 2018 after refusing to attend a mandatory workplace LGBTQ training.
  • Raymond Zdunski argued the LGBTQ training held by his employer, the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, was “aimed at changing his religious beliefs about gender and sexuality” and was against his religion as a devout Christian, The Buffalo News reported.
  • In the lawsuit, Zdunski sought reinstatement, back pay and $10 million in damages, but District Court Judge Geoffrey W. Crawford dismissed the case a year ago. On Monday, a Manhattan-based 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with that decision and backed BOCES for terminating the Ashville, New York man.
  • “It just seems like the country is against the Christian way of life, and it’s for everything else,” Zdunski said in response. “We’re not allowed to practice our way of life but anyone else can, it seems.”