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Religious Discrimination

What is Religious Discrimination?

Laws prohibit stereotyping or unfair treatment of individuals because of their religion. The founding documents of the United States protects its citizens in the free exercise of religion. Federal laws as well as New Jersey State laws protect those religious rights in the workplace. Your employer or prospective employer is required by law to accommodate your religious practice whenever possible.

Any adverse employment action taken against you as a result of religion may constitute discrimination based on your religious beliefs. Adverse actions can include: termination, demotion, unequal pay, prejudicial hiring practices, failure to promote an employee, and/or inequality in granting leave, training, benefits or work assignments.

Our expert religious discrimination attorneys can show you how to document the pattern of race discrimination and management’s response if you raise the issue. If your case has merit, you may be entitled to monetary damages or other relief such as promotion, reinstatement to your job or a change in company policy.

Examples of religious discrimination might include but are not limited to:

• You are denied a promotion to a position requiring contact with clients because you wear religious clothing such as a turban, or headscarf.
• Your employer terminates you because you missed work for a religious holiday after giving sufficient notice.
• You are required to work on the Sabbath, even though there are other employees who are willing to trade shifts with you.
• Your supervisor makes regular offensive statements or jokes about members of your religion.

We treat our clients with the full respect regarding their religious beliefs and needs. Our team of highly qualified and experienced religious discrimination attorneys will make sure that your religious freedoms are respected and fulfilled in accordance with the highest standards guaranteed by all the applicable laws. Your rightful legal battle begins in our law office. The moment you get in touch with our religious discrimination lawyers you will begin to notice a change in your situation. Our legal advisors aren’t only the respectable experts, but also extremely thoughtful professionals who know how to handle these kinds of delicate legal matters.

Religious Discrimination Lawyers New Jersey

At O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble, our religious discrimination attorneys have experience dealing with these kinds of discrimination cases. If you suspect Religious Discrimination, tell us about your situation. . Contact us online or call at 1-908-928-9200 or 1-800-586-5817.  We can discuss your particular case and recommend the most suitable course of legal actions. Your will work closely with our religious discrimination lawyers who specialize in these specific and delicate cases. Together, we will resolve your discrimination issues quickly and efficiently. You will be able to get back to your regular working duties with a peace of mind because you know that our religious discrimination lawyers are always at your disposal, when and where you need them the most.