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CAIR-Minnesota, Morris Law Group to Join 10 Community Members Filing EEOC, MDHR Complaints Against Former Employer

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 9/2/20) – On Thursday September 3, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will join Morris Law Group, P.A. at a news conference for 10 community members who have filed complaints with EEOC and MDHR against their former employer against their former employer for employment discrimination.

The charges filed this week allege that the group of employees were all terminated on the same date and subsequently replaced with white workers. The charges further allege that members of the group were subjected to racial slurs, told they could not pray in accordance with their religion and were not allowed to use the bathroom in the company’s building.  

WHAT: Press Conference: CAIR-Minnesota Stands with 10 community Members Who Have Filed Complaints with EEOC & MDHR 

WHEN: Thursday, September 3rd, 11:30 A.M. CT  

WHERE: CAIR-MN Office 2511 East Franklin, Minneapolis MN 55406 

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-206-3360, jhussein@cair.com  

Jaylani Hussein, CAIR-Minnesota’s Executive Director, said: “Everyone deserves a workplace that is safe and free from prejudice and intolerance. That’s why we are supporting these community members as they seek justice for the discrimination they have experienced.” 

The Washington-based civil rights organization offers a booklet, called “An Employer’s Guide to Islamic Religious Practices,” to help employers gain a better understanding of Islam and Muslims in the workplace.

CAIR: An Employer’s Guide to Islamic Religious Practices  

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.  

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.  

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