Religious Accommodations Broaden In N.J. Law

Law360, New York (January 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Workers who want time off to observe the Sabbath or other religious holidays may now have an easier time getting it in New Jersey.

According to recent changes in the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, employers have a duty to reasonably accommodate employees with sincere religious observance needs to a greater extent than what federal law suggests.

Employees who want to adjust their schedules or skip work on a day of religious worship must be accommodated, except in cases where the adjustment would impose "undue hardship."...
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