These might include, for example, wearing particular head coverings or other religious dress (such as a Jewish yarmulke or a Muslim headscarf), or wearing certain hairstyles or facial hair (such as Rastafarian dreadlocks or Sikh uncut hair and beard).
It also includes an employee's observance of a religious prohibition against wearing certain garments (such as pants or miniskirts).
Religious discrimination can also involve treating someone differently because that person is married to (or associated with) an individual of a particular religion.
The law forbids discrimination when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, and any other term or condition of employment.
Observance of these holidays may impact the student's schedule regarding scheduled tests or examinations.
It is also important to note that the date(s) religious holidays fall on may vary by year.
In accordance with California State Education Code section 92640, it is the policy of the Irvine campus that an instructor will make a reasonable attempt to accommodate student needs in the case of serious incompatibility between a student's religious creed and a scheduled test or examination.