By Eric B. Meyer
Today, we’re talking about religious accommodations.
In EEOC v. JBS USA, LLC, several Muslim employees at a meatpacking plant argued that their employer engaged in religious discrimination when it failed to allow them to take unscheduled prayer breaks.
Specifically, Muslim representatives told JBS that the Muslim employees “have to pray within 10 minutes of sunset and at the most 15 minutes after sunset.”
JBS responded that it could not relieve 200 employees within a 10-minute window because of safety and quality concerns created by such an accommodation. Read more…