Can a boss hire or promote people simply because he has a religious obligation to “help his own?” Can managers incorporate their religious beliefs when making employment decisions?
The Civil Rights Act of
1964 says “sincerely held religious beliefs” are protected from
discrimination and harassment in the workplace. As a result, employers
can’t make any employment decisions based on an individual’s religious
convictions, and workplaces must be free from harassment based on
religious beliefs. As the following case shows, it’s important to
monitor your hiring managers to make sure they’re not creating their