Tag: Groff

April 25, 2023
Last Tuesday, the US Supreme Court heard an oral argument in Groff v. DeJoy, a case in which the Court is considering whether to overturn decades of precedent established in the 1977 case of TWA v. Hardison (“Hardison”). Hardison established that an employer is not obligated to accommodate an employee’s religion if the accommodation would create more than a “de minimis” burden on the employer’s operations, or an “undue hardship.”
February 14, 2023
The US Supreme Court is set to consider whether its own definition of “undue hardship” with respect to religious accommodation requests remains valid when it hears the oral argument in Groff v. DeJoy (“Groff”). When analyzing undue hardship, the Court will also consider whether an accommodation that burdens other employees can be said to burden the employer.