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8.5.2008

EEOC Issues New Compliance Manual Section on Religious Discrimination, Offering Guidance on Ways to Prevent, Recognize and Eliminate Religious Discrimination

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On July 22, 2008, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued a new Compliance Manual Section regarding workplace discrimination on the basis of religion. This new Section includes what the EEOC calls a “comprehensive review of the relevant provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the EEOC’s policies regarding religious discrimination, harassment and accommodation.” The EEOC also issued guidelines on best practices for both employers and employees, and a question and answer fact sheet. View full article (PDF).