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CAIR Civil Rights Dept. Offers EEOC Workshop

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/10/05) – CAIR’s Civil Rights Department yesterday
conducted a workshop, titled “Workplace Issues that Confront the Arab and
Muslim Communities,” at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
(EEOC) in Washington, D.C.

The work shop, which was organized by the Alternative Dispute Resolution
(ADR) unit of the EEOC, was designed to address critical issues in the area
of labor employment

CAIR Civil Rights Manager Khadija Athman presented the workshop, which
focused on basic Islamic beliefs, issues of discrimination that confront
the American Muslim community, the root causes of labor/employment
conflicts that adversely affects American Muslims, and potential remedies
for these issues.

The workshop was attended by representatives of the EEOC’s Investigative
Unit, Alternate Dispute Resolution Unit and Charge Receipt and Technical
Assistant Unit. Others in attendance included members of Washington
Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Raytheon, and Howard University Law School.


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