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A Look at Religion in the Workplace

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Employment law not only protects workers from religious discrimination, but also requires employers to make certain accommodations for their staff members’ religious needs. Because this law can be complex, it is helpful to consult with an employment law attorney in San Jose, CA , when you have questions about your responsibilities as an employer or if you are concerned that your own rights are being violated.

Watch this video for insight on what employment law says about religion in the workplace. Religion is defined broadly by law, so employers are required to recognize religions that they may not be familiar with or that are new or small. Employers are required to make reasonable accommodations to let employees practice their religious traditions, as long as it does not cause a hardship for the business. An employment lawyer can help you understand how these concepts might apply to your situation.