Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Encountering Religion in the WorkplaceThe Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Raymond F. Gregory

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780801449543

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM Cornell University Press SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.cornell.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Cornell University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in Cornell for personal use (for details see www.cornell.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy/privacy-policy-and-legal-notice).date: 10 December 2018



(p.1) Introduction
Encountering Religion in the Workplace

Raymond F. Gregory

Cornell University Press

This book examines a host of issues associated with the growing presence of religion in the workplace. More specifically, it considers the difficulties that arise for both employers and employees when they become involved in workplace religious disputes. The book analyzes court cases arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits religious discrimination in both the private and public sector, and the First Amendment, which does the same in the public sector. It also explores the circumstances under which a worker is limited in practicing his or her religious beliefs in the workplace. The case summaries are intended to help readers understand the basic legal concepts applicable to the resolution of religious disputes in the workplace and to undertake measures appropriate to the circumstances they themselves encounter in the workplace.

Keywords:   religion in the workplace, employers, employees, religious disputes, court cases, Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964, religious discrimination, First Amendment, religious beliefs

Cornell Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.