In Waltzer v. Triumph Apparel Corp., a New York-based Jewish employee, Marilyn Waltzer, requested an early departure from work on Fridays so that she could arrive home in time to observe the Jewish Sabbath. Waltzer's employer, Triumph Apparel, offered her a 3 pm Friday departure, which Waltzer rejected as unreasonable. Waltzer misled her employer by stating that she needed a 1 pm departure so as to mentally and otherwise prepare for the Sabbath, when in fact she wanted the 1 pm departure because she spent her weekends in Pennsylvania and needed the extra time for the drive. Triumph reaffirmed the 3 pm departure offer, or alternatively a four day workweek at a reduced salary, to accommodate Waltzer's Sabbath observance. When she rejected these accommodations, Triumph terminated her employment, and she sued under federal and state law for religious discrimination. A New York federal district court ruled that Waltzer had not established that she sincerely believed she needed to leave work before 3 pm to observe her religion. In any event, the court found that Triumph offered reasonable accommodations to Waltzer.