Accommodating Religious Expression in the Workplace


Religious expression in the workplace has been gaining more prominence and attention with the increasing diversity of the population. Employers are legally required to reasonably accommodate the religious practices and beliefs of their employees. This article will examine the most common types of religious expression in the workplace and will discuss the extent of the legal obligation of an employer to accommodate those expressions.

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Kelly, E.P. Accommodating Religious Expression in the Workplace. Employ Respons Rights J 20, 45–56 (2008).

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Key words

  • religious expression
  • discrimination
  • workplace
  • accommodation