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Is it ok to discuss my religious beliefs in the workplace? What should I do if a work colleague asks me about my religious beliefs? Is my employer entitled to pursue disciplinary action if I publish my religious views on social media? My employer has implemented policies that I do not morally agree with. What should I do? Can I discuss my concerns with my employer?
What should I do if a work colleague asks me about my religious beliefs?
You should be able to give a reasonable and polite response to a work colleague about what it is that you believe when asked. However, work e-mail and other internal written modes of communication should never be used for personal correspondence, including about faith and religion. It is generally a good idea to be discerning about the context of a conversation and why the person is asking the question – Christian and other conservative religious views on life, sexuality and identity are controversial and care should be taken in entering into conversation about these topics.
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