(WASHINGTON, DC, 5/31/2016) â€“ On Wednesday, June 1, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will offer two â€˜Know Your Rights as an Employeeâ€™ informational webinars. The webinars will be held at 12 p.m. EDT and 7 p.m. EDT,
The webinars will help individuals better understand their legal rights in the workplace. They 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, head coverings, and holidays.
Webinar I: 12 -1 p.m. EDT on June 1, 2016Â Â Â Â Â
Webinar II: 7-8 p.m. EDT on June 1, 2016
William Burgess, CAIR National Senior Staff Attorney
Maha Sayed, CAIR National Staff Attorney
Thania Clevenger, CAIR-Florida Civil Rights Director
Yalda Satar, CAIR-Los Angeles Civil Rights Attorney
Veronica Laizure, CAIR-Oklahoma Civil Rights Director
Susanne Arani, CAIR-San Diego Staff Attorney
Zahra Billoo, CAIR-San Francisco Executive Director
These webinar s are part of CAIRâ€™s new monthly community education series. Future â€˜Know Your Rightsâ€™ webinars will focus on travelers, students, interacting with law enforcement, voting rights, mosque safety tips and more.
NOTE: CAIRâ€™s â€˜Know Your Rightsâ€™ webinars are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.Â
CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its 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.
If you believe your rights have been violated, you may call CAIR's Civil Rights Department at 202-742-6420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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