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Employees have a First Amendment right to express their beliefs in the workplace, but these rights are not unbounded. Employers may impose restrictions on religious expression and activity but are also required to accommodate religious expression. This volatile combination leaves employers in the difficult position of balancing expression against accommodation.

5/2/2016
When: Monday, May 2, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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MCLE Accreditation
Nebraska Activity #123669, 1.0 hour CLE

Employees have a First Amendment right to express their beliefs in the workplace, but these rights are not unbounded. Employers may impose restrictions on religious expression and activity but are also required to accommodate religious expression. This volatile combination leaves employers in the difficult position of balancing expression against accommodation. The Supreme Court recently issued a major decision in this area, EEOC v. Abercrombie, which discusses the extent to which employers must accommodate employees’ appearance when motivated their religion. There are also ongoing questions of the extent to which employers must allow proselytizing in the workplace, permissible dress code restrictions, the use of days off as a form of accommodation, and much more. This program provides you with a practical guide to recent case law and other developments in workplace religious discrimination and accommodation.

  • Significant developments in religious discrimination and trends in accommodation in the workplace
  • Appearance policies and the recent Supreme Court decision in EEOC v. Abercrombie
  • Proselytizing in the workplace—harassment or accommodation?
  • Determining when clothing and headdresses are an accommodation
  • Employee days off for religious observances as a form of accommodation
  • Proactive forcing of religious activity to guarantee status as a minister
  • LGBT accommodation in the workplace
  • Best practices in religious accommodation in the workplace

Carol R. Miaskoff is Assistant Legal Counsel at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C., where she has played a central role in addressing new labor and employment legislation from the EEOC perspective, including various aspects of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. She is coauthor of the law review article Coverage of Psychiatric Disorders Under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Kenneth M. Willner is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Paul Hastings LLP and chairs the office’s employment law practice. He represents employers in all aspects of employment law and litigation, including wrongful discharge, discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, class actions, and individual cases in federal and state courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.



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Cost $89.00

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  • The day before the Program you will receive the dial in information and program materials
  • We will submit the program participation information to the Nebraska State Bar Association within 48 hours of the program completion

If you need additional information on your CLE credits please contact:
Sara Weber, Nebraska State Bar Association
(402) 475-7091 ext # 131; sweber@nebar.com

Nebraska State Bar Association, 635 S. 14th St., Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68508
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