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DOJ,Philly School Dist. Settle Religious Bias Suit Over Length of Muslim Employee's Beard

Employers take note. You cannot out-of-hand turn down an employee’s request for a reasonable accommodation allowing an employee to wear a beard more than the prescribed length under the your rules unless it would cause undue hardship. 287 more words

Can Employers Learn How to "Get Religion" From Wal-Mart?

According to the Wall Street Journal’s October 27, 2013 article (which you can find here) employment-related religious discrimination claims are on the rise. The EEOC received 3,811 religious discrimination complaints for fiscal 2012, and 4,151 complaints for fiscal year 2011.   1,084 more words


Make your experience count

Here is a chance to make our experience in Steiner or any other school count.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission are carrying out a survey to gather information for the government on how religious belief affects our experiences in the workplace and in services we receive including education. 264 more words


After the Supreme Court Ruling in Town of Greece v. Galloway Ruling: It Appears Atheists, Agnostics, and Some Faiths May Be "Getting the Shaft” with the Town’s New Prayer Policy


On May 5, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled in the Town of Greece v. Galloway case “that local governments can, under certain conditions, open their meetings with prayers—even if those supplications to the deity are Christian most of the time.” Rob Boston of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State said that his organization “litigated this case…on behalf of two women who opposed the ‘majority-rules’ prayer practice in Greece, N.Y.” Boston noted at the time of the ruling that Americans United was strongly opposed to the court’s decision. 961 more words

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Our Rights in Choosing What to Believe (Just an opinion)

Browsing my news feed in my Facebook I found this video of this Iraqi Muslim being interviewed about the situations of the Christians in Iraq. He cried, that they are not supposed to be persecuted because of their religion instead respect their belief as the Iraqi Christian had shown their respect to the Muslims. 245 more words

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Food Lion Sued by EEOC for Religious Accommodation Violation Under Title VII

Seems that Food Lion has experienced a problem that dogs many companies that operate in more than one location; uneven application of workplace policies.

Latest case in point: The EEOC sued the company this week for allegedly denying a reasonable accommodation to an employee in its meat cutting department who needed Sundays and Thursday nights off to pursue his duties as a minister and elder in Jehovah’s Witness. 252 more words