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MEDIA ADVISORY – CAIR to Announce Bias Suit Against Florida Company

(ORLANDO, FL, 6/21/05) – On Wednesday, June 22, the Florida office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-FL) will hold a news conference in Orlando to announce details of a workplace discrimination lawsuit by a Muslim woman who says she was denied the right to wear a religiously-mandated head scarf.

WHAT: Orlando News Conference to Announce Workplace Bias Suit

WHEN: Wednesday, June 22, 11:30 A.M.

WHERE: Outside entrance to Chapel Terrace Apartments (Near Intersection of Goldenrod Road and Valencia College Lane, Orlando)

DIRECTIONS: From I-4 take the 408 (East/West Expressway) East to Golden Rod Rd. Head East on Golden Rod Road approximately one mile.

CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 31 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. 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.

CONTACT: Ahmed Bedier, CAIR Central FL Director, 813-731-9506, abedier@cairfl.org; Altaf Ali, CAIR FL Executive Director 954-298-8214, altaf@cairfl.org

 

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