RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION

It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee based upon his or her religion. Both Massachusetts and Federal Law prohibit this type of discrimination.If you have been charged with a Drug Offense, make sure you know your rights and get the representation that you deserve by contacting The Law Office of Barry J. Bisson today.Under Massachusetts Law, “It shall be unlawful discriminatory practice for an employer to impose upon an individual as a condition of obtaining or retaining employment any terms or conditions, compliance with which would require such individual to violate, or forgo the practice of, his creed or religion as required by that creed or religion including but not limited to the observance of any particular day or days or any portion thereof as a Sabbath or holy day and the employer shall make reasonable accommodation to the religious needs of such individual.” G.L. c. 151B § 4(1A).

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An individual should be able to practice his or her religion without fear of retaliation from his or her employer. There are a number of damages that an employee can seek from an employer for committing religious discrimination; however, due to the statute of limitations, time is of the essence.

If you have been subjected to Religious Discrimination, make sure you get the representation you deserve by contacting The Law Office of Barry J. Bisson today.