Tag: religion

Prevent Halloween Horrors This Year
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Prevent Halloween Horrors This Year

This year, Halloween falls on a Tuesday, and with a record number of people planning to participate in related festivities (73 percent, according to the…

Religious Beliefs, Gender Identity and Harassment Prevention Training
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Religious Beliefs, Gender Identity and Harassment Prevention Training

We have a new hire who says the harassment prevention training section on gender identity is against her religious beliefs and asks to skip this…

Key Employment-Related Bills
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Key Employment-Related Bills To Be Heard This Week as Legislators Reconvene From Summer Recess

With the summer recess over, California legislators returned to the Capitol today with a month to act on more than 900 bills. Senate and Assembly…

Labor Law Helpline: Pet Bereavement
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Trending Topics on the Labor Law Helpline: Remote Work Expense Reimbursements, Pet Bereavement Leave, More

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Ellen Savage discuss some of the latest labor and employment issues…

U.S. Supreme Court Updates Federal Religious Accommodation Test
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U.S. Supreme Court Updates Federal Religious Accommodation Test

On June 29, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously revised Title VII’s religious accommodation and “undue hardship” analysis — the first decision to address the…

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Seven Labor and Employment-Related Job Killer Bills in Legislative Hearings This Week

Seven California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills that will harmfully impact employers will be heard in legislative committees this week. The job killing legislation…

religious beliefs
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Employers Must Explore Reasonable Accommodations for Religious Beliefs

Religion is one of just two protected classes under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) — disability is the other — that requires employers…

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Employers: Be Prepared, Not Scared, This Halloween

It’s Halloween, and people are planning to celebrate at pre-pandemic levels, according to the National Retail Federation. As employees return to the office, Halloween-related issues,…

The total number of EEOC charges declined slightly from FY 2018.
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Retaliation Tops EEOC Charges Again

Retaliation still tops the list of most-filed EEOC charges, as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) details in their 2019 Fiscal Year (FY) breakdown…