The month of religious celebration or discrimination?
Rich Meneghello is a lawyer based in Portland, Oregon, and writes about what defines religious discrimination in the workplace: December is the month when most religious discrimination claims originate, so employers should prepare for the holiday season carefully. Fast fact: Religion-related claims are the fastest-growing charges filed with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; from 1,388 in 1992 to 3,386 in 2009. Although there is no single explanation for the rise in filings, common theories include enhanced awareness of employee rights, […]
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