Burger King to Pay $25K to Texas Pentecostal Teen in Lawsuit

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Court documents state that a Burger King in Grand Prairie, TX has agreed to pay $25,000 to a Pentecostal woman who wore a skirt to work in a settlement that closes out a filed lawsuit against the popular fast food chain.


Citing alleged religious discrimination, which is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the August 2012 lawsuit has finally been settled for high school senior Ashanti McShan awarding her $20,000 for “mental anguish and non-wage damages” plus an additional $5,000 in lost wages.

Ms. McShan was reportedly asked to leave work when she arrived dress in a skirt instead of the company’s normal uniform of black pants. McShan is Pentecostal and a member of the type of Christianity that interprets the Bible literally, as evident in the book of Deuteronomy that says “a woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man.”

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Burger King Lawsuit Results In $25,000 For Texas Pentecostal Teen Who Wore Skirt To Work

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