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CAIR to Offer Ramadan ‘Know Your Rights as an Employee’ Webinar

CAIR National logo(WASHINGTON, DC, 5/22/2017) – On Thursday, May 25, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will offer a ”˜Know Your Rights as an Employee’ informational webinar at 8 p.m. EDT.

The webinar will help individuals better understand their legal rights in the workplace. It will address common questions for American Muslims as they attempt to balance their obligations at work while also making the most of the blessed month of Ramadan.

CAIR attorneys will discuss legal rights and best practices for seeking workplace accommodations such as prayer, breaking the Ramadan fast, religious attire, and holidays.

WHAT: ‘Know Your Rights as an Employee’ Webinar

WHEN: Thursday, May 25 at 8 p.m. EDT

REGISTER: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8669148190531449603

Speakers include CAIR National Litigation Director Lena Masri and CAIR National Senior Litigation Attorney Gadeir Abbas.

NOTE: CAIR’s ”˜Know Your Rights’ webinar are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.

The Washington-based civil rights and advocacy organization urges community members to report any bias incidents to police and to CAIR’s Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or by filing a report at: http://www.cair.com/report

CAIR’S mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.    

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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