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  • Muslim Worker Fired After Announcing He'd Defend Himself Against Harassers
    Muslim Worker Fired After Announcing He'd Defend Himself Against Harassers

    Muslim Worker Fired After Announcing He’d Defend Himself Against Harassers Employer refused to take action on man’s complaint In the aftermath of last week’s election, racial tension is something ...

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  • Court Upholds Jehovah's Witness Religious Discrimination Claim against Employer
    Court Upholds Jehovah's Witness Religious Discrimination Claim against Employer

    When the duties of your job conflict with your religious beliefs, your employer cannot fire you as a result of your convictions, and has the affirmative duty under the law to adjust the job ...

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  • Volunteer Nuns Not Entitled to Protections of Title VII Regarding Religious Discrimination
    Volunteer Nuns Not Entitled to Protections of Title VII Regarding Religious Discrimination

    Are volunteers entitled to the protections of Title VII regarding religious discrimination, retaliation, and harassment? No, according to a recent Sixth Circuit case. The plaintiffs in the case were ...

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  • Does Abercrombie's
    Does Abercrombie's "Look Policy" Constitute Religious Discrimination?

    Does an employer's policy regarding how their employees dress constitute discrimination? Abercrombie & Fitch has previously run into trouble for its controversial employee dress code, which requires ...

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  • Religious Symbols in the Workplace Lead to Discrimination Complaint
    Religious Symbols in the Workplace Lead to Discrimination Complaint

    What does it take to prove a hostile work environment claim based on religious discrimination? If you are discouraged from displaying religious objects in your workplace by a supervisor of a different ...

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  • Manager's Remarks Indicating Age Bias Critical to Age Discrimination Claim
    Manager's Remarks Indicating Age Bias Critical to Age Discrimination Claim

    A constant theme of this blog is that stray remarks made by an employer can be critical in proving a discrimination case. The remarks, though, need to be made close to the time of the discriminatory ...

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