Disability and Religious Accommodation

Assignment: Disability and Religious Accommodation

For this Assignment you will watch two videos concerning accommodations for disability and religion. Review Chapter 10 and the case law that provides definition to reasonable accommodation and apply those concepts to the assignment questions.

View the two videos found in the Unit 6 Learning Activities: the disability video and the video concerning religious accommodation.

Write a 2–3 page paper addressing the following questions:

Checklist: Disability Video

  • Describe the meaning of the word disability as identified in the American with Disabilities Act.
  • Do you think Meg has a disability within the meaning of the law?
  • Should the company be responsible for finding a job that Meg can perform? Why or why not?

Checklist: Religious Accommodation Video

  • Describe the key guidelines related to accommodating religion.
  • Is the company complying with these guidelines?
  • Can the company defend its policy by maintaining that it has a certain image? Why or why not?
  • Do you think the employee would be successful in a Title VII suit?

Directions for Submitting your Assignment

Compose your minimum 2–3 page Assignment in a Microsoft Word® document using APA format and citation style, add a title and references page, and save it as Username-HR420 Assignment -Unit#.doc. Submit your file to the Dropbox by the end of Unit 6.


Review the assignment instructions and grading rubric.

Practice: It is strongly recommended that you complete these interactive Learning Activities. These activities provide you with an opportunity to practice with concepts covered in the Reading to better prepare you for your assignments. You will specifically be using the videos here for Discussion.

  • Watch the video on disability or view the transcript .
  • Watch the video regarding religious accommodation or view the transcript .
  • Practice with FMLA.
  • Read and practice with ADA.

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