Tag: religious discrimination

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

SCOTUS Subtly Redefines the Landscape of Workplace Religious Accommodations

August 23, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Since 1977, employers evaluating whether an employee’s religious accommodation request would cause undue hardship on their business had a low burden to meet. A denial of a religious accommodation could likely be justified if the proposed accommodation involved more than […]

Diversity & Inclusion

Religious Discrimination: New Employer Obligations on Their Way

April 13, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The title is a prediction, not a done deal. But no later than June 2023, I believe the U.S. Supreme Court will jettison a 46-year-old case that neutered an employer’s obligation to reasonably accommodate all aspects of an employee’s religious […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to create an inclusive workplace for religion

July 29, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

1. Champion good practice on religious inclusion The positive effects of being sensitive to cultural and religious needs of job applicants and employees include: enhancing the organisation’s reputation as an inclusive employer; enabling employees of different religious identities to feel […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

3 Steps to Make Workplace Religious Accommodations for Islamic Prayer

June 9, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Few issues are more sensitive for employers than accommodating employees’ religious practices and observances. In recent years, Muslim employees and their employers have struggled with how to handle the religious requirement to perform obligatory prayers while at work. Here are […]

Research, Software

Onionhead in the workplace: Crying a warning on workplace discrimination

October 17, 2016

Via: Omega HR Solutions

I was not going to write about this at first, but when you see two prestigious law firms like Seyfarth Shaw and Constangy Brooks devoting “ink” you sit up and pay attention. Now you may be wondering what the heck […]