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Can My Employer Discriminate Against Me Because of My Religious Obligations?

Posted on November 20, 2019
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Under state and federal law, potential employers or current employers have no right to discriminate against you because of your religion or your religious obligations.  For example, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits an employer from refusing to hire someone in order to avoid accommodating a religious practice that could be accommodated without undue hardship.  An important aspect of this law is that it applies even if the employee … Read More

Common Examples of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Posted on November 5, 2019
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Sexual harassment in the workplace can negatively impact employees and their ability to work. In recent years, the “Me Too” movement has shed light on the number of sexual harassment and assault cases in the workplace. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment is a form of discrimination violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. There are numerous examples of sexual harassment, including, but not limited … Read More

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