May 8, 2019
Issue: Corporate Accountability
New York Times – 3 Muslim Workers at Amazon File Federal Discrimination Complaint
On May 8th, The New York Times reported that three Muslim workers have filed a federal complaint against Amazon for creating a hostile work environment. See below for the highlight and click here to read on The New York Times website.
In a letter with the filing, Muslim Advocates, a nonprofit legal organization representing the women, asked the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to investigate what they argue are “systemic violations” of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The law prohibits employment discrimination based on religion, among other things.