Pastor, Church & Law
Employment LawVolume 3
Churches don't always think of themselves as employers. Yet this is one of the key roles a church does play. So as an employer, is the church subject to the same legal obligations that apply to secular employers? Some laws do not affect the church because of the separation of church and state. However, in most cases the church is held to the same laws as secular employers. So what is the church's legal responsibility to employees?
Protect your church from employment litigation by keeping this resource on hand to help you address these key employment law topics:
- Selection of Employees
- Discrimination Law
- Immigration Laws
- Workers Compensation
- Federal Employment & Civil Rights Laws
- Fair Labor Standards
- Termination Requirements
- § 8-09
Introduction to Federal Employment and Civil Rights Laws—The "Commerce" Requirement
Key Point 8-09 Congress has enacted a number of employment and civil rights laws regulating employers. These laws generally apply only to employers that are engaged in interstate commerce. This is because the legal basis for such laws is the constitutional power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce. ...
- § 8-09.1