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I am a Federal Contract Security Officer threaten with job termination for refusing to pay union dues and instead pay to a non-profit organization as a Religious Objector. The Union is requesting that I provide them with the religion I belong to or adhere to. I find this line of questing out of line and a violation of my Civil Rights.
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Employment Lawyer: MDLaw, Employment Lawyer replied 6 years ago
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If you are claiming some type of religious exemption, then they have a right to ask about your religion since it is you that is using it as a defense of sorts.

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I understand they have a right to request but I do feel not compel to disclose my religious beliefs to anyone especially if I am in compliance with the National Labor Relations Act 29USC SS 169. So I find myself out of a job for refusing to disclose what I feel is an infrignment of Civil Rights (Civils Rights Act of 1964) and take it to litigation (civil) in your expert opinion what are my chances.
Employment Lawyer: MDLaw, Employment Lawyer replied 6 years ago
We are prohibited from giving legal opinions. However, note that if you are trying to claim a religious exemption and then refuse to state what that religion is, it will be a hard argument to win.

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