4 Tips To Prove Undue Hardship In Religious Bias Suits

Law360, New York (November 4, 2013, 6:30 PM EST) -- A recent victory for meatpacking company JBS USA LLC in a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission case over prayer breaks for Muslim workers shows employers can successfully invoke an undue hardship defense to beat back religious accommodation suits, if they do it right. 

A Nebraska federal judge ruled on Oct. 11 that letting Somali Muslim workers take unscheduled prayer breaks or moving a meal break to coincide with sunset prayer time would have amounted to undue hardship for the company, handing it a victory in the first phase...
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