Professor Michael Helfand, "Groff v. DeJoy Is the Rare Supreme Court Decision That Every Jew Can Celebrate" -- Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Professor Michael A. Helfand's opinion article,"Groff v. DeJoy Is the Rare Supreme Court Decision That Every Jew Can Celebrate," is published in the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. The article considers the Supreme Court opinion in Groff v. DeJoy that significantly expands the federal protections afforded religious employees in the workplace.
Excerpt from "Groff v. DeJoy Is the Rare Supreme Court Decision That Every Jew Can Celebrate"
Jewish organizations from across the ideological spectrum — from Agudath Israel and the Orthodox Union to the Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee to the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism — applauded the ruling as providing long-elusive workplace protections. This new ruling will no longer allow employers to avoid providing accommodations simply because it comes at some minimal cost. Employers will now have to prove such costs are substantial when considered in the broader context of their business.
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