Lizbeth Ochoa is an attorney in the Irvine, Calif., office of Fisher & Phillips.

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On July 16, 2015, Gov. Brown signed into law AB 987, amending the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to reflect what many already believed to be the law: employers and other covered entities cannot retaliate against employees or other persons who request a religious accommodation or an accommodation for a disability. Effective on Jan. 1, 2016, AB 987 establishes that requesting such an accommodation is a protected activity under the FEHA, regardless of whether the accommodation is granted.  

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July 24, 2015

Calif.: Employees Requesting Accommodation Are Now Protected

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July 23, 2015