Religion in the Workplace Essay

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Kelly Young SOC 120: Introduction to Ethics and Social Responsibility April 7, 2013 Week 3 Assignment Rough Draft Religion in the Workplace When one begins to talk about religion, everyone tends to be quite. Religion has and will always be a controversial subject to address. In society today with so many different religions available to practice one should not be attacked or treated differently for their religious beliefs when they enter the workforce. Under the First Amendment, Americans enjoy two freedoms with respect to religion: the right to be free from government-imposed religion and a right to practice any religion they choose to. Religion is a matter or belief and practice, and religious beliefs…show more content…
With utilitarianism, it suggest that there is an obvious solution that is fair. When it comes to fairness, I think it is fair that they come to our culture and adapt. It is only fair that we adapt to their culture. For example, in Muslim culture most women wear hijab and long clothing to remain modest...would it be fair when for an employer to ask the Muslim employee to remove their hijab at work. I think so. Tolerance and acceptance of religious view are the two most important things one should have in the work place. America is a large melting pot. We all are different and unique. Those particular things go for the workplace also. As a young adult, I must exspress that I do, in fact, enjoy the talk about religion in the workplace. I find it interesting to learn about other religions and beliefs. Conversation in the work place never hurts anyone. Its when disrespecting someone religion, thats when things begin to go wrong. At the end of the day, religion is and will always be a tough subject. However, religion and the workplace is a topic that will never end. Religion will always be around as well as jobs and employment. RESOURCES: www.adl.org/assesst/religion-workplace http://employment.findlaw.com/employment-discrimination/religion-in-the-workplace.html http://www.boardmanclark.com/reading-room/religion-in-the-workplace/ Mosser, K. (2013). Ethics
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