Written assignment: Title VII, The Civil Rights Act of 1964
Write 7 FULL page paper (not including cover page and reference section) discussing the following hypothetical.
Be sure that you present a thorough analysis discussing the rights of the employee and employer under Title VII, The Civil Rights Act of 1964. Whatever your position on the hypothetical; be sure that you support your thoughts and ideas with adequate research as evidenced by in text citation in accordance with APA standards. As such, you should have your researched sources cited throughout the body of your discussion in accordance with APA standards and should also have a corresponding entry in the reference area. A minimum of 5 authoritative sources is required to be used.
John is one of the best parcel delivery employees where you are the direct employer of John.
Under his employment contract, it is John’s duty to deliver packages on the east side of town on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. John, who has never been a religious person suddenly becomes devoutly religious and joins a highly respected religious group.
John notifies you suddenly that it is against his religion to deliver packages on the east side of town on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and therefore would be unable to do so. John then proceeds to notify you that his religious objection is protected under Title VII, The Civil Rights Act of 1964.
You also realize that if John refuses to discharge is his employment duties on the grounds that it violates his religious beliefs that it would cause an undue hardship for the company and risk losing some very valuable accounts.
As the company owner, what actions would you take in order to be sure that you are compliant under Title VII, The Civil Rights Act of 1964, yet ensure that packages are delivered on the side of town on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.