Wednesday, March 14, 2012

American Muslims Allege Discrimination & Hostility At Star Taxi

By Mark Christopher | Sunshine Slate | March 13, 2012 | [Original Article]

"[Kissimmee, FL] Today, a news conference will be held in Kissimmee announcing that eight Arab-American Muslims are filing multiple Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) employment discrimination complaints for being discriminated against at their workplace because of their religion and national origin....

...One of the eight complainants – a former driver for Star Taxi – alleges that they were wrongfully terminated after being assaulted for attempting to pray in the back of the Premium Outlet Orlando while on his break...

...Hassan Shibly, the Executive Director of CAIR-Tampa, applauded the bill’s failure [HB1209, SB1360] in a statement, saying that CAIR, “will not tolerate legislation intended to demonize, attack, and marginalize religious minorities in America.” 

...The backing of the Arab-American Muslim employees of Star Taxi in their complaints against the company continues CAIR’s efforts..." [Read More]

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