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  •  I'm not sure about that. (0+ / 0-)

    I'm not an expert on unemployment law, but I wouldn't think that's the case. Certainly, it wouldn't be a forgone conclusion.

    The First Amendment might give the Church the right to fire her, or even to opt out of the unemployment insurance program entirely, but I don't think it would cause her termination, which would otherwise be contrary to public policy, to be for cause.

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