David Barron Discusses the Secularization of the Holidays in SHRM

Thursday, December 4, 2014

In an article titled “The Secularization of the Holidays,” David Barron, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department, discusses the Montgomery County (Maryland) Board of Education’s decision to remove mention of any religious holidays from its 2015/16 calendar and the implications for employers. Government employers and schools operate under different rules than private companies, explained David. Governments must be careful to separate church and state, while private companies must not discriminate based on religion under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 

To read the article, click here.


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