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48-1108. Lawful employment practices.Notwithstanding any other provision of the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act:(1) It shall not be an unlawful employment practice for an employer to hire and employ employees, for an employment agency to classify or refer for employment any individual, for a labor organization to classify its membership or to classify or refer for employment any individual, or for an employer, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee controlling apprenticeship or other training or retraining programs to admit or employ any individual in any such program on the basis of religion, sex, disability, marital status, or national origin in those certain instances when religion, sex, disability, marital status, or national origin is a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of that particular business or enterprise; and(2) It shall not be an unlawful employment practice for a school, college, university, or other educational institution or institution of learning to hire and employ employees of a particular religion if such school, college, university, or other educational institution or institution of learning is, in whole or in substantial part, owned, supported, controlled, or managed by a particular religion or by a particular religious corporation, association, or society or if the curriculum of such school, college, university, or other educational institution of learning is directed toward the propagation of a particular religion. SourceLaws 1965, c. 276, § 8, p. 786; Laws 1973, LB 266, § 7; Laws 1977, LB 161, § 6; Laws 1993, LB 360, § 8. AnnotationsA classification based on sex is lawful if it is a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of the particular business or enterprise. Richards v. Omaha Public Schools, 194 Neb. 463, 232 N.W.2d 29 (1975).