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Kutak Rock Partner Marcia Washkuhn to Speak on Tri-Faith Initiative Panel

News | July 12, 2023

Employment law partner Marcia Washkuhn will participate in an online panel entitled “Revisiting Undue Hardship: Religious Accommodations in the Workplace” presented by the Tri-Faith Initiative on Monday, July 17, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT. 

This webinar will examine the recent decision of Groff v. DeJoy by the US Supreme Court. The unanimous decision, overturning a 46-year-old precedent, sets a revised standard for assessing undue hardship in cases of religious discrimination brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The panel aims to shed light on the evolving landscape of religious accommodation in the workplace and its implications for employers and employees.

With over 25 years of experience as a labor and employment attorney, Marcia Washkuhn represents corporate and management clients in all aspects of employment law. She is chair of the firm’s National Employment Group, leads the Omaha Employment Group, and serves as Kutak Rock’s employment counsel. Marcia’s extensive experience includes handling matters asserted under Title VII, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), the Equal Pay Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as well as similar state discrimination and wage payment laws.