New EEOC Guidelines – Garb and Grooming in the Workplace

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06_10_14_175wThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued two new publications outlining employer prohibitions and responsibilities with respect to religious clothing worn by employees as well as religious “grooming” protections. The new guidelines are derived from current federal law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). 
 
Title VII prohibits an employer from discriminating, denying reasonable accommodations or engaging in workplace segregation based on customer preferences or the employer’s image or marketing strategy. more...

 

Posted by Roshana Devkota at 06/12/2014 11:14:10 AM | 


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