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What are common methods of religious accommodation in the workplace?

What are common methods of religious accommodation in the workplace?

Under Title VII, CBP may use a variety of methods to provide reasonable accommodations to its employees.  Some of the most common methods are:

  • Scheduling changes, voluntary substitutes, and shift swaps;
  • Changing an employee’s job tasks or providing a lateral transfer;
  • Making an exception to dress and grooming rules;
  • Use of the work facility for a religious observance;
  • Accommodations relating to payment of union dues or agency fees; and
  • Accommodating prayer, proselytizing, and other forms of religious expression.