Tag: religious discrimination

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…

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…

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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Posted in Discrimination Health and Safety

Colds, Flus, RSV: What Can California Employers Do?

After COVID-19 dominated our lives for the last few years, other highly contagious respiratory illnesses — like colds, flus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) —…

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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,…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Discrimination

EEOC COVID-19 Vaccines, Accommodations Guidance Updated

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently updated and expanded guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic, addressing questions about objections to employer COVID-19 vaccine…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Disabilities Discrimination Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Released

On March 4, 2021, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) updated its COVID-19 guidance, addressing several vaccination-related questions. The updated guidance replaces…

California employers should review their pre-employment practices, including job applications, advertisements and pre-employment inquiries, before July 1.
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New California FEHA Regulations for Pre-Employment Practices Start July 1

New Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations clarify what pre-employment practices (like job applications, advertisements and pre-employment inquiries) constitute age and religious creed based…

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New Employment Regulations Expected in 2020

Along with the numerous new laws that hit the books in 2020, employers can expect new employment regulations to take effect later this year. The…