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Religious Accommodations in the Workplace

Learn how to implement preventative measures to avoid costly claims and litigation.

Religious expression has increased significantly in the workplace. At the same time religious speech is increasing, an emphasis on diversity in the workplace has expanded. The emphasis has shifted from recruiting efforts designed to ensure equal opportunity to efforts focused on policy making and marketing tools which emphasize that the views and practices of employees are supported and respected by others. This information is critical for you to ensure that you balance these competing demands with respect to issues of religious accommodation and religious discrimination in the workplace. Gain practical guidance on how to assure your diversity programs and religious policies comply with the current federal and state anti-discrimination laws. Learn how to balance employees' right to self-expression with the legitimate goals of controlling attendance, solicitation and distribution at work. You will also learn how to address unwanted proselytizing and still avoid charges of religious discrimination.

Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

Application of Title VII to Religious Speech and Beliefs

  • Disparate Treatment/Disparate Impact Risks
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Retaliation Claims

Reasonable Accommodation

  • Hiring
  • Work Schedules and Time off
  • Dress/Appearance
  • Undue Hardship Defense

Diversity and Religion in the Workplace

  • Proselytizing
  • Harassment
  • Corporate and Individual Prayer

Practical Applications for Employers and Employees

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Robyn L. Aversa

Robyn L. Aversa

Jackson Lewis P.C.

  • Principal in the Jackson Lewis P.C. firmís Morristown, New Jersey office
  • Defends employers in employment discrimination litigation before state and federal courts and agencies involving ERISA, whistle-blower, race, gender, handicap, and national origin discrimination and sexual harassment claims
  • Extensive experience in counseling employers with respect to personnel and benefits issues, with a view toward preventing litigation
  • J.D. degree, Washington and Lee School of Law; B.A. degree, Lafayette College
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 401235
Published 2017
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