Religion In The Post-9/11 Workplace

Law360, New York (October 13, 2011, 2:51 PM EDT) -- Following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, in the U.S., the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a statement on Sept. 14, 2001, reminding employers and employees that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits workplace discrimination based on national origin or religion and asking employers and employees to promote tolerance and guard against such discrimination.

Title VII also requires that employers reasonably accommodate applicants’ and employees’ sincerely held religious practices, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of...
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