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2023 Sabbath and Sunday News Items

Chick-fil-A on Sunday?

12/28/23  -  Fox News

Graham visits NY Chick-fil-A to rail against Sunday openings: ‘We need to have their back’

12/27/23  -  The Hill

Graham threatens 'war' over New York's new bill that would require Chick-fil-A to be open on Sundays

12/23/23  -  Fox Business

Christmas Eve shopping limited by Sunday trading law

12/21/23  -  Cayman News Service

New bill would require some Chick-fil-A locations to be open on Sunday

12/20/23  -  KBZK

Chick-fil-A open on Sundays? One state is looking at a bill to try and make that happen

12/19/23  -  WSB-TV

New York lawmakers say roadside Chick-fil-A units should open on Sundays

12/18/23  -  Restaurant Business

Bill would require restaurants to open Sundays on New York State Thruway

12/15/23  -  Rochester First

Call for extended Subway opening on Sunday after new trains unveiled

12/13/23  -  Glasgow Times

Common Rest for the Common Good

12/12/23  -  Providence

Neven Maguire’s week: ‘Closing on Sundays was the best decision we ever made’

12/10/23  -  Irish Independent

Churchgoer was sacked after refusing to work extra Sunday shifts, tribunal hears

11/08/23  -  HR Grapevine

Easter Sunday trading to continue in Napier as council votes to stick with it

11/08/23  -  New Zealand Herald

Council’s ACAC now open seven days a week

11/08/23  -  City of Townsville

Local NewsRomford Council cuts costs by ending historic Sunday market

11/07/23  -  Essex Live

SA Government gives update on Sunday trading as festive shopping hours released

11/05/23  -  Glam Adelaide

Supreme Court rules against shops that circumvented Poland’s Sunday trading ban

10/27/23  -  Notes From Poland

‘Knowing your rights’: Sunday and holiday pay complaints on the rise in RI

10/26/23  -

Sunday liquor store hours expanded in New York

10/21/23  -  The Daily News

You can now buy liquor pretty early on Sunday mornings in NYC

10/17/23  -  Timeout

Request For Sabbath Time Off Got Worker Fired, EEOC Says

10/16/23  -  Law 360

Gov. Hochul signs legislation to expand Sunday alcohol sales in N.Y. state

10/14/23  -  Spectrum News

Netanyahu makes surprise Shabbat address to the Israeli people

10/14/23  -  The Jewish Chronicle

In extraordinary move, trains to keep running on Shabbat amid war

10/13/23  -  The Times of Israel

London pubs could soon be allowed to open much later on Sundays

10/13/23  -  Timeout

‘Holy Business?’ Cayman grocery stores normalising Sunday hours

10/13/23  -  Cayman Compass

Beer sales to be allowed in Lafayette on Sunday mornings

09/20/23  -  The Acadiana Advocate

Blue laws are obsolete -- but had their virtues

09/20/23  -  Courier Express

Employer must prove “substantial increased costs” would result from religious accommodation

09/19/23  -  Lexology

Are You Prioritizing Sabbath?

09/19/23  -  Patheos

Spa Workers Entitled to Sunday Premium Pay Where Employer Also Sold Beauty Products

09/15/23  -  JD Supra

Sabbath rest forms part of the commandments that govern our relationship with God

09/07/23  -  Rhode Island Catholic

'Sunday closing is a part of Swiss life that should be cherished'

09/07/23  -  The Local

Jersey Shore town battling state over blocking access to beach on Sundays

09/05/23  -

The Supreme Court Remembers the Sabbath Day to Keep It Holy for Its Keepers

09/05/23  -  The Jewish Press

Should Israel's government get Sundays off?

09/01/23  -  The Jerusalem Post

Loma Linda, California is one of the world's 'Blue Zones.' People here live 10 years longer by eating less meat and relaxing on Saturdays.

09/01/23  -  Insider

Religion in the workplace: Understanding religious accommodations

08/30/23  -  SWVA Today

Is Switzerland set to allow shops to open on Sundays?

08/29/23  -  The Local

Dr. Barton Goldsmith: For the love of a lazy Sunday

08/28/23  -  Missoulian

Bringing Sundays to Israel: Is it time for the workweek to change?

08/25/23  -  The Jerusalem Post

Makati to implement car-free Sunday mornings at Ayala Avenue in September

08/23/23  -  The Philippine Star

Ask the Lawyer: Can employer refuse to accommodate religious practices?

08/20/23  -  The Oakland Press

Why is Chick-fil-A closed on Sundays?

08/18/23  -  Today

The intentionality of sabbath

08/16/23  -  The Presbyterian Outlook

12 States That Ban Car Sales on Sunday and the Archaic Reason Why

08/12/23  -  Motor Biscuit

Sundays will never be the same

08/03/23  -  The Telegraph

The importance of a lazy day

08/01/23  -  The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Don’t buy a car on Sundays, it’s a crime

07/31/23  -  KDVR

Feeling exhausted by life? Consider rebooting your life with a sabbath day of res

07/30/23  -  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Faith & Values: Slowing down and finding true Sabbath rest

07/30/23  -  Daily Press

Pastors need day of rest to stay spiritually, emotionally strong

07/06/23  -  The Christian Index

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Ground-Breaking Decision on Religious Accommodations in the Workplace

07/05/23  -  JD Supra

There can be no going back on Sunday shopping

07/05/23  -  Cyprus Mail

Supreme Court rules in favor of Christian mail carrier’s fight for religious accommodations

07/03/23  -  The Alabama Baptist

'Sabbath' Documentary Shows Religions' Emphasis On Rest In A Burnout Culture

07/03/23  -  Religion Unplugged

Supreme Court ruling in favor of mail carrier celebrated across religious spectrum

06/30/23  -  Anabaptist World

Desmond Doss Was the Only Conscientious Objector to Receive the Medal of Honor in World War II

06/30/23  -  War History Online

Culture Friday: Unanimous ruling for Sabbath rest

06/30/23  -  World

Why is it Illegal to Sell Cars on Sunday? This Weird Indiana and Illinois Law Explained

06/22/23  -  99.5 WKDQ

Sundays will never be same

06/20/23  -  The Salem News Network

Faith column: May you slow down and take time to rest

06/19/23  -  The Globe

Column from Spain: Voting on Sunday can be a dilemma for Christians

06/09/23  -  Christian Network Europe

Keeping Sunday holy? The Supreme Court will help decide

05/23/23  -  Angelus

Separation of Church and Cubicle: Supreme Court Considers Increasing Burden on Employers

05/18/23  -  Lexology

Can You Be Forced to Work on Sundays? Supreme Court to Announce Decision Soon

05/18/23  -  National Catholic Register

Bowker Motor Group stops Sunday trading to improve staff work-life balance

05/15/23  -  Car Dealer Magazine

SC mom-and-pop stores put brakes on Sunday liquor sales

04/27/23  -  The Post and Courier

Religious Liberty Returns to the Supreme Court

04/24/23  -  Ordinary Times

Legal Docket: Undue hardship and Sabbath rest

04/24/23  -  World

USPS worker takes religious rights case to Supreme Court after forced to work Sundays

04/21/23  -  NBC Montana

Still Closed on Sundays

04/20/23  -  WJLE

Justice minister turns to Supreme Court to prevent shops evading Poland’s Sunday trading ban

04/19/23  -  Notes From Poland

Supreme Court hears arguments over Christians' right not to work on Sunday

04/19/23  -  The Boston Pilot

Neither Snow Nor Rain Nor Sabbath: Mail Delivery Debate Goes to Supreme Court

04/18/23  -  Christianity Today

Who bears the burden, and how much, when religious employees refuse Sabbath work?

04/18/23  -  KPBS

Supreme Court may require employers to be more accommodating of religion

04/18/23  -  WBAL

Can You Legally Buy a Car on Sunday in Michigan?

04/17/23  -  WGRD

Remembering the Sabbath … in Court

04/13/23  -  Word and Way

The Post Office fired me for honoring the Lord's Day. Supreme Court must make this right

04/13/23  -  Fox News

Supreme Court showdown over Sabbath could change workplaces across US

04/13/23  -  ABC News

Supreme Court considers how far employers should go for religious accommodation

04/13/23  -  ABA Journal

I’m surprised why the ban on Sunday sales keeps opening, says the boss of Martinus

04/04/23  -  Breaking Latest News


03/16/23  -  Sojourners

West End and Knightsbridge challenge Sunday trading laws

03/13/23  -  Drapers

Jewish groups defend Christian postal worker at center of Supreme Court sabbath case

03/08/23  -  Christian Post

Supremes weigh sabbath work accommodations

03/08/23  -  The Jewish Star

Here’s Why You Can’t Buy A New Car In Colorado On Sundays

03/08/23  -  Kool 107.9

Portugese Catholics fight to bring back the “work-free Sunday”

03/06/23  -  Christian Network Europe

ADL, AJC join Orthodox groups in Supreme Court case on supporting religious protections in the workplace

03/02/23  -  Jewish Telegraph Agency

Religious Accommodation in the Workplace: Should Employers be Mandated to Provide Sundays Off?

03/02/23  -  KTSA

How My Wife and I Took Back Our Sundays

02/26/23  -  The Atlantic

How far must employers go to accommodate workers' time off for worship? The Supreme Court will weigh in

02/20/23  -  News Press Now

Supreme Court Set to Consider Religious Accommodations

02/17/23  -  JD Supra

Letter: Thy will be done in keeping the Sabbath

02/17/23  -  Hometown Source

DAY OF REST Britain’s most remote music festival to end on Saturday so islanders can do nothing on Sunday

02/04/23  -  The Scottish Sun

SCOTUS will hear case of ex-USPS worker denied Sundays off

01/18/23  -  HR Dive

Supreme Court will hear former postal employee’s appeal that he shouldn’t have to work on Sundays because he’s a Christian

01/18/23  -  Baptist News Global

Supreme Court takes up religious liberty dispute over postal delivery on Sundays

01/13/23  -  The Washington Times