Diversity Training Manual (Part 2)

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IV. Religion Discrimination
Religion is a subject of discussion in recent years because different religions are being introduced to the world. Many people are raised in a particular faith from when they were little but more than a quarter of them have since left their faith. About 44% of those people have switched faiths. People who are unaffiliated with any faith make up about 16% of people today. One in four Americans, ages 18-29, say they are not affiliated with any particular religion. 51% of Americans say they are members of the Protestant denominations. One in three Americans were raised Catholic and only one in four describe themselves at Catholics today. In today’s America, there are 1.7% of Mormons, .7% of Jehovah’s Witnesses,
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2. 3 Religious Groups
Orthodox Jewish
Two easily accommodations are dietary laws by allowing some more time for lunch on order for these employees to go get lunch, and traditional prayers by allowing an office specifically for prayers for all employees with different religions. Two difficult accommodations are gender segregation because the workplace will include both genders and daily worship if this worship would take the employee away from work from a certain time to a certain time because it could cause their work to be transferred to another employee to get done (Orthodox Judaism, 2012).
Hindu
Two easily accommodations are allowing small religious images inside the cubical at work and allowing the Hindu women to wear their attire at work. Two difficult accommodations are allowing for the employee to come in after dawn and leave before dusk in order to perform their rituals because working hours may not fall in such a manner, and finding an office big, private, and appropriate enough to erect a small shrine that will also allow incense and candles to be burned (Hinduism, 2012).
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Two easily accommodations are allowing the employee to wear their sacred garment to work and allowing employees to carry the Christian Bible and other holy texts to work. Two difficult accommodations are allowing an elder to leave work if called to bless or

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