It is illegal to discriminate against someone at the workplace because of his or her religious beliefs or practices. For example, your employer may not encourage one type of religion and discourage another, and your employer may not force you to participate in a religious activity in order for you to keep your job.
Employers must allow employees to engage in religious expression unless it causes the company undue hardship. You are allowed to ask for accommodations from your employer to express your religion, such as flexible schedules and wearing religious head coverings.
Examples of workplace discrimination based on religion may include:
All information on our website is meant to be generally informative. To find out whether you may have a case of religious discrimination, you should consult a civil rights attorney of your choice.