Suit says Marriott rejected Muslims [USA]

Author: Kay Stewart, Louisville Courier-Journal [USA], Published on: 29 July 2006

Shortly after the Marriott Louisville Downtown opened to great fanfare last year, four women claimed they were denied jobs as housekeepers because each wore a hijab, a traditional Muslim hair covering. A lawsuit filed this week accuses the hotel's owners of unlawful discrimination for refusing to accommodate the women's religious practices... Marriott officials have not yet responded in court filings and declined to comment yesterday... The suit names as defendants Kentucky Convention Hotel Partners and White Lodging Services Corp. New ownership [of the hotel]...was announced last month...

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