Shift-Change Offer a Reasonable Accommodation for Churchgoer, even if Sunday Work is Required, Seventh Circuit Finds

By Kate Acheson

The Seventh Circuit recently found, in Porter v. City of Chicago, that an offer to work a later shift so an employee could still attend her morning church service was a reasonable accommodationAlthough the employee wished to have all of Sunday off and was not willing to work the later shift, the Seventh Circuit found, that did not make the employer’s offer unreasonable.

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