Did you know an employee at Whole Foods was fired after his manager discovered he used his two week vacation to go on a religious pilgrimage to Mecca?
Did you know a teenage Muslim was denied a job at an American clothing retailer after a manager discovered she wore a Hijab?
Did you know a Muslim truck driver was fired for praying during his lunch break?
Unfortunately these are the challenges many American Muslims are facing in the workplace due to a lack of communication, misunderstandings, and in some cases discrimination. Will you know what to do if the same happens to you or someone you know? Join CAIR-New York this Saturday at the Jamaica Muslim Center at 85-37 168 Street for a workshop to prepare and empower you to overcome workplace discrimination.