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Houses of worship and other religious agencies that do not accept tax funds have the right to hire only members of their own faith for certain positions. Secular employers, however, must abide by federal civil rights laws. They may not discriminate on the basis of religion. Private companies have no right to require that employees take part in religious events as a condition of employment. Broadly speaking, private employers should make reasonable accommodations to employees’ religious needs.

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April 2016 Church & State

Finding Their Voices

Women Harmed By Limits On Birth Control Haven't Had Their Say In Court - Until Now

February 2016 Church & State

In The Crosshairs

Having Lost The Battle Over Marriage Equality, The Religious Rights Aims Its Sights At The Transgender Community

January 2016 Church & State

Barrier Method?

U.S. Supreme Court To Hear New Group Of Cases That Could Further Limit Americans' Access To Reproductive Health Care