Boston Religious Discrimination Attorney

An employee who suffers adverse employment actions at work, such as enduring a harassing atmosphere, not being hired, not being promoted or being terminated  because of her or his religion may have a religious discrimination claim.  It is illegal for employers and/or persons at work to create a hostile environment or otherwise discriminate against a person based on her or his religion.

Understanding Your Rights in the Workplace

Religious discrimination in the workplace is illegal, and employees have the right to practice their religion without fear of discrimination or harassment. Our team of experienced Boston religious discrimination attorneys is dedicated to protecting your rights and ensuring that you are treated fairly in the workplace.

Some key points to consider regarding religious discrimination in the workplace include:

  • Employers are required to provide reasonable accommodations for employees' religious practices, as long as it does not cause undue hardship to the business.
  • It is illegal for employers to make hiring, firing, promotion, or other employment decisions based on an individual's religion.
  • Employees have the right to file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) if they believe they have been discriminated against based on their religion.

If you believe you have been the victim of religious discrimination in the workplace, don't hesitate to contact our team of dedicated attorneys. We are ready to help you understand your rights and take action to protect them.

Commonly Asked Questions

What is religious discrimination?

Religious discrimination occurs when an employee is treated unfairly due to their religious beliefs or practices. This can include harassment, denial of employment opportunities, or termination based on religion.

What laws protect against religious discrimination?

The Massachusetts Fair Employment Practices Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protect individuals from religious discrimination in the workplace.

How can I report religious discrimination?

If you experience religious discrimination, you can file a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

What should I do if I believe I am a victim of religious discrimination?

If you believe you are a victim of religious discrimination, it's important to document the incidents, report the behavior to HR or management, and seek legal counsel to understand your rights and options.

Can an employer accommodate religious practices?

Yes, employers are required to make reasonable accommodations for employees' religious practices, unless it would cause undue hardship to the business.

Results Matter Ms. MacLellan was named one of the top 12 Lawyers of the Year in Massachusetts in 2018 after single-handedly winning a $28 million verdict in an employment discrimination case; a landmark verdict which far exceeded prior jury awards in the field of employment law in Massachusetts.

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