Accommodating employee leave for religious observance: guidelines

Guidelines for accommodating leave required by an employee for religious observance under the Human Rights Act.

This document provides explains the accommodation guidelines. It also outlines the procedure and required information for requesting leave for religious observance and time for prayer during work hours.

Information includes:

  • overview of guidelines
  • definitions
  • objectives
  • who the guidelines apply to
  • shared responsibility
  • accommodation
  • monitoring

  • Guide

Department: Public Service Commission