In a 2001 survey of human resource professionals conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, 36% of human resource professionals who responded reported an increase in the religious diversity of their employees in the preceding five years.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon receipt DISTRIBUTION: EEOC Compliance Manual holders OBSOLETE DATA: This Section of the Compliance Manual replaces Section 628: Title VII protects workers from employment discrimination based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected activity.
Solely with respect to religion, Title VII also requires reasonable accommodation of employees’” cost or burden -- a substantially lower standard for employers to satisfy than the “undue hardship” defense under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which is defined instead as “significant difficulty or expense.” The prohibition on discrimination and the requirement of reasonable accommodation apply whether the religious views in question are mainstream or non-traditional, and even if not recognized by any organized religion.
When I spoke at last year's Forum, the title of my remarks was ‘Changing Relative Prices and the Structure of the Australian Economy’.
Today, I would like to revisit this topic of structural change, first talking about some of the adjustments that are taking place within the Australian economy and then, second, discussing some of the implications of these adjustments for monetary policy.
The Aurora Hotel Collection is a small but growing portfolio of luxury hotels and lodges in Central Scotland.