Category Archives: Religion

THE CROWN OF THORNS CASE Some people put religious objects in their cubicle or office. Maybe it is a crucifix, mezuzah, kirpan, inverted pentacle, mandala, or rune. But we have to admit that we had never heard of someone putting … Continue reading

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EEOC SAYS IT WELL ON RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION        A hospital granted some employees a waiver from its mandatory flu vaccine program based on religious objections. But apparently it decided to get into whether a person’s particular religious beliefs are worthy of … Continue reading

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WHEN YOUR RELIGIOUS EXPRESSIONS OFFEND CO-WORKERS Federal employees’ rights to practice their faith is broadly protected, but in an era where more and more employees feel free, if not compelled to proclaim and preach their religious views to other employees … Continue reading

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ATHEIST ENTITLED TO “RELIGIOUS” ACCOMMODATION How far can unbelievers insist their employers go to respect their beliefs about religion?  Here is an interesting story about a new court case that suggests atheists have as much of a right to demand … Continue reading

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A LEGAL OVERVIEW OF RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION We ran across a pretty good article explaining various parts of the religious discrimination process and thought those of you interested in the topic might want to see it.

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CHURCH LADY SMITES DOD Score another one for all the Sunday church-going Christians in their battle to spend their Sabbath worshiping.  This time DOD learned the hard way that it must offer a “reasonable accommodation” to allow employees to practice … Continue reading

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LEAVE TO ATTEND RELIGIOUS CONVENTIONS  EEOC has gone out of its way to explain that feds are entitled to accommodations for a wide variety of religious activities. If you doubt us, check out RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION COVERAGE EXPANDING, CHURCH LADY SMITS … Continue reading

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TIME CLOCK BARGAINING AND THE BIBLICAL MARK OF THE BEAST This is a case about religious discrimination you will find hard to forget.  Like most everything else about workplaces these days automation is driving lots of change. One particular area … Continue reading

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RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION COVERAGE EXPANDING? A couple of years ago we posted an article entitled, “Church Lady Smites DOD.”  It discussed an EEOC case in which the employee had asked that her work hours be adjusted so she could not just … Continue reading

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SECRET SERVICE’S SILLY SEX STORY Brace yourself, America—and especially federal employees. The culture war is about to flare to near-nuclear levels over the recent Secret Service Agents’ interaction with a salacious slice of Columbia’s service sector. First there will be … Continue reading

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