On October 2nd, the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision that put employees on notice that the Tenth Circuit expects employees to speak up for their rights regarding religious accommodation.
Two recent cases illustrate the importance of training managers to recognize the need to consider accommodation for religious beliefs of employees, and the care with which such requests should be analyzed. Title VII prohibits...more
Sikiru Adeyeye requested approximately four weeks of leave from work to participate in his father’s funeral ceremony in Nigeria. In his request, Adeyeye explained that he had to attend the “funeral rite” and that it was “very...more