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SJC examines grooming policy and orders reasonable accommodation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2009

In Brown v. F.L. Roberts & Co., Inc., the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) vacated a trial court’s grant of summary judgment to an employer in a religious discrimination case, ruling that the employee’s request for an exemption from the company’s grooming policy did not constitute an undue hardship as a matter of law.

Michael D. Fleischer
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Gregory V. Mersol
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP

Christopher J. Rylands
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)