Some states also have employment laws regarding religious discrimination and accommodation.Download BLR’s new comprehensive report, New Overtime Regulations: Classifying Exempt and Nonexempt Employees Under the FLSA.Harassment can include, for example, offensive remarks about a person's religious beliefs or practices.
Title VII covers employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments.
The law requires an employer or other covered entity to reasonably accommodate an employee's religious beliefs or practices, unless doing so would cause more than a minimal burden on the operations of the employer's business.
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Flexible scheduling, voluntary substitutions or swaps, job reassignments and lateral transfers and modifying workplace practices, policies and/or procedures are examples of how an employer might accommodate an employee's religious beliefs.
An employer is not required to accommodate an employee's religious beliefs and practices if doing so would impose an undue hardship on the employers' legitimate business interests.