1. Employee is terminated for refusal to cover or remove his confederate flag symbols as requested by his employer. He sues the employer, claiming discrimination on the basis of his religion as a Christian and his national origin as a “Confederate Southern American.” Is he likely to win?
2. Ms. Helen Brown, age 62, was one of 36 employees terminated on October 1 as part of a reduction in force conducted by her employer due to a significant drop in the company’s business. Brown was the oldest employee terminated – the next youngest employee terminated was 38 years old. Does Brown has a cause of action to sue for age discrimination?