Judge sides with Muslim in Ramadan scarf lawsuit [USA]

Author: Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services [USA], Published on: 31 May 2006

A national car rental firm [Alamo Rent-A-Car (part of Vanguard Car Rental)] illegally discriminated against a Muslim woman [Bilan Nur] in the wake of 9/11 by refusing to let her wear a scarf during the holy month of Ramadan, a federal judge has ruled...Mary Jo O'Neill, regional attorney for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which filed suit on Nur's behalf...said Nur even offered to wear an Alamo scarf but was rebuffed. She eventually was fired. [also refers to Blockbuster Video]

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Related companies: Alamo Rent A Car (part of Vanguard Car Rental) Blockbuster Vanguard Car Rental