Employers may not discriminate against any employee
of his or her religious practices or beliefs. This includes
harassment, unfair or special treatment, and accommodating
the religious practices of employees.
The First Amendment of the Constitution disallows religious
discrimination by the government, while Title VII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits private employers (who
employ fifteen or more people) from discriminating against
Title VII, employers may not:
· Hire or
fire a person based on their religious beliefs – the only
exception to this rule is a bona fide occupational
employees to take part in any religious event or activity,
such as Christmas present exchanges or prayer
employees from taking part in their own religious holidays
or ceremonies outside of the workplace unless it would
create an undue hardship for the employer
or tolerate the harassment of an employee by other
employees, due to their religious beliefs
an employee who files a claim of religious discrimination
If you believe that you
are a victim of religious
discrimination in the workplace
and you believe that your
job rights have been violated you have the right to file a
charge of discrimination. This is a required step
before you are allowed to file a discrimination lawsuit.
to get help now.
You may deserve compensation.