Religious Accommodation

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based on an employee's religion. The U.S. Supreme Court has defined "religious belief" as a belief that is both "religious" in the employee's own scheme of things and sincerely held by the employee. Thus, the law's protection extends beyond "traditional" religions.

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based on an employee's religion. The U.S. Supreme Court has defined "religious belief" as a belief that is both "religious" in the employee's own scheme of things and sincerely held by the employee. Thus, the law's protection extends beyond "traditional" religions.

Read More...