Can my religious holiday request off be denied by my employer?
My job wont give me religious holidays off, Is there any legal I can? I am a very good worker never late, havent taken off in the last three months. Also I feel like that my manager is being prejudice towards me, What legal actions can I take? im in ga, usa
Asked By: new mom - 8/24/2007
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That is a good one! where my husband works they dont observe the 4th, you have to take a vacation day! but a religous holiday, that ought to be acknowledged . try talking to a lawyer. there are some that specialize in these things, & also how they treat you. Good luck , new mom! Starring you.
Answered By: Dorothy H - 8/24/2007
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Where are you located? Different countries and states have different protections, but in general (in the US), religious liberties with regard to employment are protected under Title VII and EEOC regulations, but you might not reach the "undue hardship" standard.
Answered By: abzolut - 8/24/2007
No discrimanation against race, sex, sexual preference, age, or religion. Right? I agree You should consult a lawyer. but dont tell you boss or any coworkers untill you have a formal letter from a lawyer. Or else they can fire you for something else.
Answered By: chris18j2002 - 8/24/2007
Not sure if you meant you had been employed there 3 months or just not taken off. Since your religion is an important part of your life, you should have brought this up in your job interview. I don't believe the law will go with you on this. I may be wrong though. Do others take certain days off for any reasons? I... More
Answered By: sensible_man - 8/24/2007
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