Justices Poised to Reshape Employer Religious Bias Issues

By on March 19, 2020

Ecclesiastes 3:1 states: “For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.” Now is apparently the time for religious issues in employment law. In its current term, the US Supreme Court could hear three cases concerning religion under Title VII. Therefore, it is a good time for a refresher on these recurring issues.

McDermott’s Sarah Schanz authors an article for Law360 discussing the recurring issues we’re seeing, including the questions of what amounts to undue hardship and who qualifies as a minister to invoke the ministerial exception.

Access the full article.

Originally published on Law360, February 2020

Sarah SchanzSarah Schanz
Sarah Schanz focuses her practice on employment law. Sarah has diverse experience with federal, state and local labor and employment matters including litigation, acquisition-related risk assessment, internal investigations and alternative dispute resolution involving claims of harassment and discrimination in the workplace, and counseling with respect to restructuring-related labor and employment issues. Read Sarah Schanz's full bio.

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