An employer with at least 15 employees cannot force you to cut your hair or remove your facial hair if you hold the religious belief that you are not permitted to do so. By forcing an employee to cut their hair against their religion, an employer may be in conflict with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII only allows an employer to refuse this accommodation if it would cause undue hardship to the business.
About Larry Schaefer
Lawrence P. Schaefer has earned the respect of judges and other lawyers for his thorough and aggressive client advocacy in negotiation and litigation. He focuses exclusively on representing people who have been subject to employment discrimination at work. Larry serves as the firm’s President and head of litigation. Read more >