Hertz sued for firing Muslim employees
Transportation - December 19, 2011 - 8:34am by btsocial
Auto Rental News writes that on Dec. 8, Muslim Hertz employees from its Seattle-Tacoma International Airport location have filed suit against the company for claims of religious discrimination.
The suit, filed with the King County Superior Court, also names two Hertz managers and comes after 34 Somali Muslim employees were suspended on Sept. 30 for allegedly abusing their paid breaks. Toward the end of October, 25 of the 34 employees were subsequently fired.
The Muslim shuttle drivers were originally suspended from their jobs for not agreeing to clock out for their paid breaks, which were typically used for praying.
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