By David Olson, The Press Enterprise
In May 2013, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found “reasonable cause to believe” that the conservative evangelical Christian school violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by dismissing the four teachers and seven other employees, most of whom are Catholic.
But the EEOC opted not to file a lawsuit, and the two fired employees who complained to the commission also haven’t sued.
The hiring and dismissal policy remains in place, Crossroads spokeswoman Kasey Husen said.
Leaders of the 863-student, kindergarten- through 12th-grade school and Crossroads Christian Church, which oversees the school, declined to comment on the policy or the EEOC’s findings.
The case pits the religious freedom of the school against the religious freedom of employees.