Tag: religious

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

OFCCP Publishes Proposal to Rescind “Problematic” Trump Administration Religious Exemption Rule

November 11, 2021

Via: JD Supra

OFCCP has announced a proposal to rescind the Trump-era final rule “Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding the Equal Opportunity Clause’s Religious Exemption”.  As described in the Proposal: “OFCCP’s proposed rescission would preserve the EO 11246 religious exemption, which would still be available to […]

Business Law & Regulations, Know Your Rights, Workplace Safety & Health

EEOC Finalizes Guidance on Workplace Religious Protections

January 21, 2021


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved revisions to its guidance on religious-discrimination claims for the first time in 13 years. The updates clarify the legal protections available to employers and employees, according to the agency. In a 3-2 vote […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Labor Department implements rule allowing employers to discriminate to protect ‘religious liberty’

December 10, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Department of Labor implemented a new rule Monday that allows federal contractors to discriminate against employees under the guise of religious freedom. This ruling could affect more than four million employees. The rule expands the definition of religious […]