Dealing With Religion In The Workplace

Law360, New York (January 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Perhaps President Calvin Coolidge said it best, that “the business of America is business.” Certainly, the business of American business is business, and the law governing employee rights in the workplace must recognize both the value of diversity and the primary reason people become employees in the first place, i.e. to help their employer succeed in its business goals.

Recent cases have struck this balance favorably for employers, but a bill pending in Congress, if passed, could alter the balance problematically. This article will review the...
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