Shelly R. Pagac will present a one hour webinar for the Pittsburgh Human Resource Association.
Ms. Pagac will present “Reasonable Accommodation for Religious Reasons.” She will address how to recognize potential problems in religious accommodation of work schedules, dress and grooming, and religious expression in the workplace and how to address conflicts in these areas. She will also discuss at what point it becomes an undue hardship to accommodate an employee’s religious beliefs.
Ms. Pagac devotes her practice to employment law and has been counseling, training, and defending employers since 1988. She has litigated cases in all areas of employment law, has tried a number of cases to verdict, and is a trained mediator. Ms. Pagac is a frequent speaker on employment law topics.
Ms. Pagac graduated from the Pennsylvania State University, and the Catholic University School of Law in Washington, D.C., where she was Note and Comment Editor of the Health Law Review. She served on the Board of Directors for Pittsburgh Action Against Rape from 2008 through 2014. In addition, she currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
She is a Fellow of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation and the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation. She is a member of the invitation only Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, and previously served as Chair of the organization’s Federal Program Committee. Ms. Pagac was the recipient of the prestigious Philip Werner Amran Award in 2011 which is given to only one recipient a year and recognizes professional excellence and service to the community. Ms. Pagac also received the Nora Barry Fischer Award for 2014. The Nora Barry Fischer Award serves to recognize an attorney within the Firm who has given back to the legal profession and the community at large.
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