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Mandating Saturday work to employee costs Ready Mix Concrete company $42,500

With the busy #construction season in full gear, many companies ask employees to work on weekends and nights. #HR What happens when an employee is asked to work a Saturday shift and he turns it down because he says his faith does not allow him to work on the Sabbath?   341 more words


Possible role of religious and racist discrimination in Omar Mateen's mass shootings in Orlando Florida

By Fazal Rahman, Ph.D.                          June 17, 2016


This is a rather brief and necessary comment on the recent Orlando, Florida, mass shootings, as some of the underlying causal facts and connections are being omitted from consideration by almost everyone else. 1,564 more words

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You need heels if you wanna make deals (apparently)

Top accountancy firm PwC hit the headlines yesterday when a temporary receptionist was sent home for not wearing high heels. While it may not appear related, the situation has many parallels with the famous case of… 383 more words

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Islamophobia in the U.S.: A Threat to Justice Everywhere

By Muninder Kaur Ahluwalia, PhD (Montclair State University) and Saba Rasheed Ali, PhD (University of Iowa)

A Muslim mom, Melissa Chance Yassini, recently wrote on her… 1,426 more words


Attack on Hindus

The truth may offend but I proceed valiantly nevertheless. Historical records show that there has consistently been an insidious attack against Indians, especially Hindus. Indian Hindus not only have to face racial discrimination but religious discrimination.   1,934 more words

Religious Discrimination

Employer's Religious Beliefs vs. Employee Discriminatory Termination. Who Wins?

Can an Employer’s Religious Belief Defeat a Discriminatory Firing? By Jason Shinn, Michigan Employment Law Advisor


Can an employer’s religious beliefs defeat an otherwise discriminatory termination?

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Modern Day "Stockholm Syndrome"

“Stockholm Syndrome”– how many of us have heard of it? It is a unique psychological phenomenon in which a captive bonds with their captor/ abuser and even develops feelings for him/her. 465 more words