Congress Considers Workplace Freedom Bill -- Again

February 13, 2008

Author: Greg Trotter

Source: Religion News Service

Congress is again considering a bill to protect religious expression in the workplace, but the bill, which has been bandied about for a decade or more, continues to draw steep opposition from business interests.

The Workplace Religious Freedom Act would require employers to be more accommodating of employees who wish to wear religious headgear, for example, or take time off for holy day observances.