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SB 786 - Workplace Religious Discrimination - Key Vote

Oregon Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (38-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Workplace Religious Discrimination

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill which requires employers to give accommodation for religious beliefs so long as they do not impose an "undue hardship" on the business itself.

Highlights:
-Cannot prohibit an employee from wearing religious clothing or taking time off to participate in a religious observance or practice. Accommodating these activities should not create an undue burden on the business (Sec. 2). -Extent of burden imposed on the business is measured in terms of the financial resources of the business and the nature of the accommodation (Sec. 2). -No teacher shall wear religious dress while engaged in the performance and duties of teacher (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (19-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Workplace Religious Discrimination

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill which requires employers to give accommodation for religious beliefs so long as they do not impose an "undue hardship" on the business itself.

Highlights:
-Cannot prohibit an employee from wearing religious clothing or taking time off to participate in a religious observance or practice. Accommodating these activities should not create an undue burden on the business (Sec. 2). -Extent of burden imposed on the business is measured in terms of the financial resources of the business and the nature of the accommodation (Sec. 2). -No teacher shall wear religious dress while engaged in the performance and duties of teacher (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Workplace Religious Discrimination

Sponsors

  • Dave Hunt (OR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David Nelson (OR - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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