Tag Archive: Religious Discrimination

Aug 25

EEOC settles case over Muslim server fired for wearing headscarf | Pennsylvania Record

  PHILADELPHIA – A settlement has been awarded in a case against a Philadelphia restaurant with an apparent “no hoodies” policy regarding an employee’s right to wear a headscarf as part of her religious freedom.    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit against Rotten Ralph’s Restaurant in the case EEOC v. Half …

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Aug 23

Government Raising Awareness Regarding Religious Discrimination in the Workplace 

The issue of religious background has generated substantial discussion during the current election cycle. Recently, the federal government highlighted the issue of religious discrimination and accommodation in the workplace. On July 22, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced the release of a one-page fact sheet specifically designed to educate young workers of …

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