The issue of religious diversity has become a pressing one, and not just because of demagogues whipping up hatred in pursuit of elective office.
Many more people are becoming assertive about religious affiliation in the workplace. Balancing competing demands of workplace productivity and religious observance can be a serious concern for managers.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has made a wide variety of material available on its website (https://www.eeoc.gov), including an online resource for small businesses, the Small Business Resource Center (SBRC).
The site offers the following advice about employee requests for religious accommodation:
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