[P]ersons requesting religious accommodation under Title VII are protected against retaliation for making such requests. Although a person making such a request might not literally “oppose” discrimination or “participate” in a complaint process, s/he is protected against retaliation for making the request.
Friday, January 22, 2016
EEOC Seeks Comment On Proposed Guidance On Retaliation
The EEOC yesterday announced that it is seeking public comment on a proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues. The 76-page Guidance document (full text) includes examples of retaliatory conduct, remedies and best practices for employers. In connection with religious discrimination in employment, the Guidance says in part: