Tag: religious beliefs

Diversity & Inclusion

LGBTQ Rights Lose to Employer’s Religious Beliefs

July 14, 2023

Via: HR Hero

On June 20, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Texas employers) delivered a blow to advocates of LGBTQ rights in the workplace when it sided with a self-described Christian business whose policies discriminated against […]

Communication, Development & Evaluation

What to do When Employees Claim Religious Exemption From Vaccine Mandates

October 21, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Although most employers were hesitant to implement vaccine mandates after the initial rollout of the COVID-19 shots, the still-surging pandemic (driven by the highly contagious delta variant) has caused many companies to rethink their position. Exemptions may be available, however, […]


6th Circuit Sides With College Prof on Religious Objection to Student’s Pronouns Request

July 13, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Michigan and Ohio employers) recently addressed whether a public university violated a professor’s rights under the First Amendment’s Free Speech and Free Exercise Clauses when it disciplined him for refusing to […]