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Honest and Attentive Lawyers Protect Victims of Religious Discrimination in Los Angeles, CA

The United States Bill of Rights guarantees you freedom of religion

The First Amendment guarantees us all freedom of religion. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employment discrimination based on religion. At The Ruttenberg Law Firm, PC, we help protect and enforce these rights through diligent, aggressive representation grounded in years of experience and deep roots in the Los Angeles legal community.

Under the law, an employer is forbidden from discriminating based on religion. This includes unfavorable employment decisions or religious harassment. The law protects organized religions and other sincerely-held religious, ethical or moral beliefs. Employers may not impose religious views on their employees or allow co-workers to impose such views — and may not promote or allow religious segregation in the workplace. In addition, an employer must make reasonable accommodations to allow an employee to practice his or her religious beliefs or practices, unless it would be an undue burden to do so.

Examples of reasonable accommodation include:

  • Flexible scheduling, allowing for early dismissal or time off for religious observances, or permitting prayer interludes during regular work hours
  • Voluntary shift substitutions or swaps for religious purposes
  • Job reassignments
  • The allowance of dress and grooming accommodations, such as religious head coverings, certain hairstyles or facial hair — or permission to refrain from wearing certain clothing.
  • Modifications to workplace policies or practices

Protect your rights and contact a Los Angeles religious discrimination attorney

At The Ruttenberg Law Firm, PC in Los Angeles, we combat religious discrimination in the workplace by taking an aggressive stance. We build a strong case through evidence and an in-depth knowledge of the law, the available remedies and the system. As experienced attorneys with roots in Los Angeles, we have developed a powerful, professional reputation that we use to leverage your claim in mediation or litigation. In addition, our reputation as competent trial lawyers encourages employers to negotiate fairly with our clients. This ultimately helps you recover your damages and provides you with the compensation and relief that you deserve.

Seek assistance from L.A. lawyers who fight hard to protect your religious beliefs

At The Ruttenberg Law Firm, PC, our attorneys are committed to helping you obtain reasonable accommodations in the workplace for religious practices, and compensation when you are faced with discrimination or harassment. For a free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer, contact us online or call (310) 979-7080 today. There are no fees until we resolve your claim. We have convenient evening and weekend hours at our Los Angeles office.