Protection from religious bias casts a wide net under federal law — all the way to whether or not a healthcare facility can require employees to receive a flu shot.
Religious discrimination: It’s becoming more common as a legal complaint — and it’s one that’s still misunderstood by many employers.
When employees claim religious discrimination, courts will usually take their word when they say their beliefs are genuine. But does that mean you have to say yes every time someone asks to miss work for religious reasons?
Sometimes, a settlement agreement puts a dispute between two parties to rest for good. But there are also times when it does not. This is because settlement agreements intended to finally resolve disputes often include promises that must be kept going forward. And if one party believes the other has violated settlement terms, both sides […]
Though religious discrimination claims are becoming more common, many managers still struggle with different beliefs in the workplace.
Use these employers’ mistakes to ensure you don’t end up on the wrong side of a religious bias lawsuit.
2014 was a pretty tough year for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. But that doesn’t mean employers can relax.
Many times, hiring managers — in an innocent attempt to make an interviewee more comfortable — ask questions that could put the company in legal peril down the line.
No employer wants to get into legal trouble for religious discrimination – and luckily, the EEOC has released updated guidance to help employers know the regs inside and out. The updates include details about how to stay in compliance with the Civil Rights Act, as well as new legal protections offered to religious employers, which […]
An employee at a vacation rental company claims she was fired for greeting customers on the phone with “Merry Christmas” instead of “Happy Holidays.”
Periodically, we present a real-life workplace problem and ask three HR managers to provide a solution. This week’s problem: A supervisor expresses his objections to working with a gay employee.
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