Employment Law

Religious Discrimination

Title VII also prohibits religious discrimination by covered employers. What is the law’s definition of religion?

Title VII provides for a broad definition of what constitutes religion. The statute provides: “The term ‘religion’ includes all aspects of religious observance and practice, as well as belief, unless an employer demonstrates that he is unable to reasonably accommodate to an employee’s religious observance or practice without undue hardship on the conduct of the employer’s business.”


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