Bill Would Ban Workplace Discrimination Based On Religious Garb

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yarmulkaNew York state lawmakers on Sunday discussed plans to take aim at religious discrimination in the workplace.

Joined by a coalition of religious leaders, state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens) discussed a bill that would protect workers who want to wear religious garb.

The legislation would prohibit discrimination against those who wear attire such as hijabs, beards and turbans for religious reasons.

“No one should have to choose between their job, making a living, supporting their family and observing their religion to the fullest extent,” Weprin said.

Read more at WCBS 880 NY RADIO.

{Matzav.com Newscenter}

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  1. WELL THIS IS GOOD BECAUSE…
    As a ‘practicing JEW in New York City,everyone is quite upset because i insist on bringing my camel to work to the garage on Broadway amd 44St..and things arent bad enough they dont like my wearing my white robe and staff sitting in the cubicle…and thats not all of my problems… when I open my lunch of tebouleh and rice and fasoulyehbeans and tehini…they spray the room with air freshner….My co workers are giving me a complex….

    NOW THATS DESCRIMINATION !

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