Do I have to ask coworkers to work on my Sabbath day?
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I'm a member of the Mormon church, and my family takes the Sabbath very seriously. We don't work on Sundays or engage in activities that require others to work for us (like shopping or eating out at restaurants).
My manager at work just told my department that we will be switching to more variable schedules, and all of us will be expected to work a couple of weekend days each month. I met with her privately and explained that I cannot work on Sundays. She said she couldn't make an exception just for me and avoid scheduling me for Sundays, but that she would allow me to switch Sunday shifts with other employees, if I could find someone who was willing. I have two problems with this: I might not be able to find anyone who is willing to switch shifts. But even if I could, my faith prevents me from inducing others to work on the Sabbath. What should I do?