By Michael J. Cederoth, Rachel Duboff*, and Erin Dougherty Foley

Seyfarth Synopsis: Accommodation requests continue to vex employers as they attempt to balance an employee’s religious beliefs with the overall needs of the business operations. But try they must. 

Notwithstanding the mangled Yoda quote above, as more employees return to in-person work, it is important to remember an
Continue Reading There Is No Try: Elimination of Religious Belief Conflict to Work Obligations Accommodation Must Do …. ( Unless Doing So Would Cause Undue Hardship)

By: Clark Smith

We all know that Title VII prohibits religiously based discrimination.  So at first glance it seems an odd result to hear that the Fifth Circuit recently ruled that a nursing home did not violate Title VII when it terminated an aide for refusing to help an elderly resident pray the Rosary, a Catholic prayer practice.  But when
Continue Reading Title VII Religion Plaintiffs Must Prove That Employers Know About Religious Beliefs