Quoting Abby <[address removed]>:
> What job field actually fired you because of your lack of religion??? Yeah,
> that's illegal in this country. It's no different from firing someone based
> on their race or gender. Your rights are in the Constitution: Separation of
> Church and State.
Working at a software company where most of my immediate coworkers are
liberal (or not rabidly conservative), I have had more than a few
discussions about religious or philosophical issues. It doesn't seem
to be a big deal and I don't feel like I'm in eminent danger of losing
However, my primary SO who is a pagan, works for a small company with
a very conservative president (and VP). Although one of the ladies
working there is an out lesbian, she feels completely uncomfortable
expressing her religious or political views at work and feels the need
to be very careful with this.
Are there any legal protections in place for unbelievers?
I can say that as an unbeliever, I would definitely feel uncomfortable
working at a place like this ... I'd guess that the culture of the
place contributes to a necessarily hostile environment for any
And I am quite troubled by the idea of "Corporate Chaplains" ...