Key Strategies for Accommodating Employees During Ramadan

As the workforce becomes increasingly diverse, understanding and respecting cultural and religious practices are essential for creating an inclusive workplace. With approximately 3.5 million practicing Muslims in the United States, a number expected to reach 8.1 million by 2050, employers must consider the impact of Ramadan on their Muslim employees.

Ramadan is one of the most important times of the year in Islam. It’s a time of introspection, spiritual devotion and practicing self-discipline. In 2024, Ramadan will begin at sundown on March 10. It will end at sundown on April 9 and is celebrated with Eid al-Fitr, a feast to celebrate the month-long fast.

READ: Ramadan Basics for Employers

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