Category Archives: religious discrimination

Steps Employers Should Take to Avoid Liability for Religious Discrimination

An employer should make a good faith attempt to comply with an employee’s request for an accommodation based upon religion, but that an employer will not be penalized if it can show that the requested accommodation was unreasonable. Just because … Continue reading

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Duty to Accommodate Employee’s Religion to Avoid Discrimination

The following cases demonstrate the employer’s duty to accommodate employee’s religion to avoid religious discrimination. As you can very well see, courts emphasize that accommodation need only be reasonable and should not impose an undue burden on the employer. Contrast … Continue reading

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Accommodating Religious Faiths

Recent federal cases suggest that an employer may not be liable for religious discrimination if the employer offers an accommodation that is reasonable and does not cause the employer an undue hardship. However, employers should carefully consider all relevant and … Continue reading

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