Accommodating Religious Beliefs In The Workplace

Law360, New York (December 19, 2011, 1:53 PM EST) -- In Weathers v. FedEx Corporate Services, a federal district court ruled that a former FedEx manager could proceed to trial on his claim that FedEx failed to accommodate his religious beliefs by prohibiting him from answering questions about his religion in the workplace.

Background

Eric Weathers, a self-described conservative evangelical Christian, had worked for FedEx for nearly two decades before being promoted to direct sales manager in Chicago in 2007. During his tenure at FedEx, Weathers belonged to an organization of Christian FedEx employees and had...
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