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NorthJersey.com
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0700

The religious holidays in the survey were arrived at after community members circulated petitions. A holiday needed 500 signatures to be included in the survey. The holidays that are included in the survey are Dwali, Good Friday, Lunar/Chinese New Year ...
 
Workforce Management (blog)
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 05:00:00 -0700

Time Off for Religious Holidays. Title VII requires an employer to reasonably accommodate an employee whose sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance conflicts with a work requirement, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship.

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Communique
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:30:00 -0700

A UCCS campus policy states the university will try to avoid scheduling university-sponsored events in conflict with religious holidays. The policy also says the university will provide “reasonable accommodations for staff, faculty and students whose ...
 
Whitman Pioneer
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:05:56 -0700

It's the people, not the perks, that are important to Whitman students when it comes to religious holidays. Celebrating with the people they know is what is important to Whitman students, not decadent meals and days off of school, especially when their ...

Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily News
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:48:45 -0700

Bremen's Alevis have signed an “Equality of Rights Agreement” with the Bremen state government that will grant Alevis important rights such as officially celebrating religious holidays, being exempt from compulsory religion classes at schools and ...

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Washington Post
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:41:15 -0700

Montgomery schools spokesman Dana Tofig said the school system cannot legally observe religious holidays and makes decisions to close schools based on operational impacts such as extensive student or staff absences. State law provides for school ...
 
U.S. Catholic magazine
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:26:15 -0700

“The list of holidays approved by the State Board of Education is a list of religious holidays that local school officials must honor if they receive requests for excused absences for individual students,” he said. “Local officials have the option of ...
 
Covington Leader (subscription)
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:47:55 -0700

The policy continues that observation of religious holidays in school is permitted; that explanation of the historical origins of religious holidays may be explained in an objective manner; that use of religious symbols, as an example of a cultural ...
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