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Nursing home refused to allow Muslim worker to wear hijab, government lawsuit alleges
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Nursing home refused to allow Muslim worker to wear hijab, government lawsuit alleges An Alabama nursing home is being sued after it allegedly refused to allow a Muslim worker to wear a hijab on the job, according to a lawsuit […]

Muslim Employees Fired From DHL For Praying
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The total is now up to 24 the number of complaints filed by Muslim employees against DHL Global Mail allegedly for praying at work. Mohamed Maow, fired from DHL Global Mail in Hebron, Kentucky, is the latest person to file a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Philly security firm sued over Muslim head scarf
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The EEOC is suing ABM Security Services, which provides guards for the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, for religious discrimination after an employee claimed she was forced to choose between keeping her job and wearing her traditional Muslim head covering.

EEOC sues Albuquerque hotel over ban on employee wearing hijab
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In its suit, the EEOC said that the hotel failed to accommodate Safia Abdullah’s request to work wearing a hijab, a head scarf worn by Muslim women for religious purposes.

Muslim Electrolux employees file another EEOC complaint
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Last year, a machine operator who worked at the plant alleged that Electrolux ignored employees’ requests to pray and break fast at sunset during the holy month of Ramadan. That led to the company adjusting its meal schedule to accommodate the Muslim workers.

Weightlifting Organization Modifies Clothing Rule for Muslim Woman
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Disputes over what female Muslim athletes can wear have arisen in soccer, swimming, track, gymnastics and, most recently, weightlifting, putting the athletes in the difficult situation of having to choose between their religion and their sport.