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20Feb

Religious Headwear and Driver's License Photos

2/20/2017| Reference Number : 92.0| Legal, School Bus | Religious Headwear, Non-photo ID, 66 Pa. Code § 73.2(d)(4), Hijab, Turban, Niqab | | Return|

Living in a diverse country such as America, we encounter people with many and varying religious practices. Currently, state and federal laws require employers to make reasonable accommodations for an employee’s religious practices. But, can an employer or the state DMV require a person to remove religious headwear or face coverings for a driver’s license photo or employee ID badge? Below you will find a discussion of laws related to the removal of religious headwear or face coverings for a driver’s license or ID photograph in the state of Pennsylvania.

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