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Construction Worker Sues Company, Says He Was Fired For Not Attending Bible Study

The $800,000 lawsuit contends that Ryan Coleman, 34, was required to attend weekly meetings against his wishes. The company said the requirement was not illegal and employees were paid to attend.
Ryan Coleman, 34, accused his former employer — a construction company in Oregon — of firing him for refusing to attend required Bible study meetings. Source: Courtesy of Corinne Schram

A man in Oregon says he was fired from a construction job because he did not want to attend weekly Bible study meetings.

Ryan Coleman, 34, filed an $800,000 lawsuit last week against Dahled Up Construction, a company based in Albany, an hour south of Portland.

According to the complaint, he

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